Hertfordshire Mind Network will only collect, process and store information we have openly collected from you or with your consent, in accordance with data protection laws. Your details will only be held on Hertfordshire Mind Network's secure database and will not be made available to any third party, except where otherwise stated. For example; when you are using our secure online donation pages you are going through to our partner company, PayPal, and it is clear on the donation page when this happens.

The Data Protection Act 1998 states that individuals have, on written request, the right of access to personal data held about them. You therefore can request a report of the data we hold about you by writing to us.


If you send information to Hertfordshire Mind Network via email, be aware that we cannot guarantee its security during transit. Once received, email information will be stored according to data protection law.

Website provider

Your data may also be available to our website provider to enable us and them to deliver their service to us, carry out analysis and research on demographics, interests and behavior of our users and supporters to help us gain a better understanding of them to enable us to improve our services.  This may include connecting data we receive from you on the website to data available from other sources.  Your personally identifiable data will only be used where it is necessary for the analysis required, and where your interests for privacy are not deemed to outweigh their legitimate interests in developing new services for us.  In the case of this activity the following will apply:

  1. Your data will be made available to our website provider
  2. The data that may be available to them include any of the data we collect as described in this privacy policy
  3. Our website provider will not transfer your data to any other third party, or transfer your data outside of the EEA.
  4. They will store your data for a maximum of 7 years.
  5. This processing does not affect your rights under the other parts of this privacy policy