Privacy Policy

Need Prayer takes the privacy of your information very seriously. The Privacy Policy applies to our use of any data collected by us or provided by you in relation to the use of this website. The Privacy Policy complies with GDPR.

Information We Hold

  • Data that is given to us by you. Need Prayer will collect your data in a number of ways, for example when you contact us through this website, by telephone, chat, email or through any other means. The information you give us may include your name, e-mail address, phone number and personal stories.
  • Information we collect about you. When you access the website, we will collect your data automatically, for example, we collect some information about your visit to the website. This information helps us to make improvements to the website content and navigation and includes your IP address, the date time and frequency with which you access the website and the way you use and interact with its content.

Using Your Information

We will use your information to:

  • Administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes.
  • Improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.
  • Allow you to interactively use features of our services when you choose to do so.
  • As part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure.
  • Provide your essential updates on the services we provide, such as information regarding any events and activities you are interested in.
  • If you sign up for electronic newsletters or bulletins we will use your information to send you news and information about Need Prayer.

Storing Your Personal Data

  • We are committed to holding your personal information securely. Only Need Prayer staff or volunteers that need to see the data can access it.
  • We may store your information on computers, in paper form, or both.
  • All computers that store any personal data are password protected.
  • Laptop computers and similar devices that contain confidential information are encrypted.
  • Any paper files that hold personal information (other than names and contact details) are kept on secure premises in a locked safe.
  • The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It will also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or one of our providers. This includes staff engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your request for services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in compliance with all relevant UK data protection legislation.
  • Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Data Retention

  • The length of time that we will retain your data will vary depending upon the purpose for which it is processed.
  • Data that is held by us on consent is only kept for as long as we have your consent to process that data.
  • Even if we delete your data, it may persist on archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.
  • For a full list of our data retention periods, you can contact us at

Your Rights

Under UK legislation you have a number of rights about how your data is processed. Full details of your personal rights can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website


Your rights include the right to:

  • Request access to the data we hold about you.
  • Have inaccurate and incomplete data rectified.
  • Have the personal data we hold on you deleted (except where we are required to hold the data by law).
  • To restrict the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
  • Data that is held on consent will only be processed as long as we have your consent. To withdraw your consent you can contact us by emailing us at


Our websites use cookies for the following reasons:

  • Allow you to carry information across pages of our websites and avoid having to re-enter information when you return to one of our sites.
  • Measure our website traffic and analyse how our websites work. This will allow us to make changes to our websites in the future and make them easier to use.
  • You can accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. Please note if you disable all cookies you may not be able to access some parts of our websites.

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

Need Prayer reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this website.


If you have any questions, comments or requests regarding this Privacy Policy please email