McrVIP Volunteering Programme

  1. Summary

    This privacy notice explains what personal information is collected, what it is used for and who it is provided to.  The notice also describes why we require your data, and the legal basis on which we do this.

    This privacy notice relates to our activities involving volunteering and volunteers through the McrVIP website.  It provides additional information that specifically relates to this particular activity, and should be read together with the MCC general privacy notice, which provides more detail on the questions. This should also be read together with the terms and conditions of Team Kinetic and the McrVIP website as the data processors working on behalf of MCC. Read the McrVIP Terms and Conditions

  2. What personal information does this service use?

    We use personal information, such as name, address, date of birth, gender, contact details and relevant experience.

    We also use the following special category personal information: 

    • ethnic origin;
    • health;
    • sexual orientation.

  3. What is your personal information used for?

    We use your personal data for the following reasons:

    • to promote volunteering opportunities or events in the city and also recruit and match volunteers for these opportunities or events;
    • maintaining our own accounts and records;
    • assess performance and to set targets;
    • to enable us to monitor our equalities duties;
    • we use anonymised data for research and statistical purposes.

  4. What is the lawful basis we are relying on?

    We collect and use this information under the following lawful basis:

    Article 6 basis - 

    • you, or your legal representative, have given consent to this particular information being used (Art 6(1)(a));
    • it is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject (Art 6(1)(c).

    Article 9 basis - 

    • you, or your legal representative, have given explicit consent to this particular information being used (Art 9(2)(a))
    • for reasons of substantial public interest based upon the law (Art 9(2)(g)).

  5. Where has the personal information come from?

    Personal data will be submitted by you through the McrVIP website. 

  6. Who will we share your personal information with?

    We share your personal data with an event organiser with whom you have expressed an interest in volunteering with. We also share anonymised data with our data processor and third parties, for example universities and people who provide grant funding for research and statistical purposes.

  7. Automated decision making and profiling

    The programme does not involve automated decision making.

  8. Your personal information and your rights

    You can find out more about your rights regarding the personal information used for this service. Your rights apply to the information held by the Council as a data controller, and the information we hold on behalf of the other data controllers.

  9. Contacting us about your data and updates

    If you have any questions or concerns about how we use your personal information, please contact the Council’s Data Protection Officer.

    You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office if you're unhappy about how we process your information.

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