All parts of Britain Yearly Meeting must follow its policies on information security and data protection which Meeting for Sufferings Committee agreed on behalf of Meeting for Sufferings in July 2003.
This page details the various assistance the Data Safety Group at Friends House can give Friends to do this.
Other documents available
The documents listed below are available from the Data Safety Group at Friends House (contact details at the foot of this page):
- Sample consent form - an editable copy of the sample consent form which can be saved on your computer
- Summary statement - this can be printed on the reverse of the consent form
- Information sheet on the contact database - this explains how personal information on the Friends House database is used.
Book of Meetings
Britain Yearly Meeting publishes the Book of Meetings annually. Contact details published in the Book of Meetings are considered public information. Yearly Meeting staff and others may give these to an enquirer without asking further permission.
Area meetings registered with the Charity Commission and Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR)
Area meetings which are already registered charities should consider whether the need to register with the Information Commissioner's Office.