Women On The Rise Privacy Policy

Who We Are

Women On The Rise is a not-for-profit, Christian ministry organisation. Our data controller is Vernette John-Joiles and we encourage you to get in touch with any questions you may have about Women On The Rise.
You can reach us by:
• Email: uprise@womenontherise.org.uk
• Website: www.womenontherise.org.uk

Who our privacy policy applies to

This privacy policy has been developed to inform users of the Women On The Rise website how we use their data. Women On The Rise is a Christian ministry organisation and we need to process the data of individuals to offer our products and/or services. Bearing that in mind, our privacy policy applies to any and all individuals registered with us as a user, customer, administrator or in any other capacity.

About our privacy policy

Our privacy policy outlines your relationship with us and explains in detail how we use the information that you provide us with.

Women On The Rise takes your privacy seriously. That is why we will only use your personal information to provide you with the products and services you have requested, as well as to administer your account. We will never use your personal data for any reason other than the reasons described within this policy.

Women On The Rise is committed to upholding and maintaining your personal rights. We operate our ministry in-line with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and observe your rights to change or withdraw your opt-in options at any time. As part of our ongoing commitment to uphold your rights, Women On The Rise will also extend advice on how you can issue formal complaints to relevant authorities, such as the Information Commissioner’s Office.

What information this policy applies to

There is a lawful basis for processing your data, and this section of our privacy policy outlines how this applies to the personal information you provide us with or allow us to collect.

The information this policy applies to includes information that you:
• Provide as part of any registration process
• Provide as part of any campaign creation activity
• Provide in the form of numerical data, metadata or communications
• Give us as part of our ongoing relationship

This policy also applies to information that we:
• Collect relating to how you interact with our website
• Must process to complete purchases and other transactions


Please note that when you submit personal data on our website, you are giving Women On The Rise your explicit consent that we can use that data in line with our privacy policy.


After giving Women On The Rise your consent, you are free to amend your consent or withdraw your consent at any time. You have the right to object to the processing of your data. To opt-out, change your preferences or revoke your consent, simply contact us by emailing Vernette John-Joiles at uprise@womeontherise.org.uk

Data processing and storage

Women On The Rise collects and stores data in the UK. We will store your data for a period of 6 years after your last recorded login attempt unless otherwise noted and explicitly stated.

Women On The Rise stores data relating to transactions, payments and orders for a period of up to seven years. This period may be extended under certain circumstances as part of our ongoing commitment to comply with UK and international law.

We use carefully selected and recognised third-parties to help us take payments, provide commerce services and manage company accounts. Some of these third-parties may operate outside the European Union.

Women On The Rise may process your data based on more than one legal ground.
Circumstances under which we may be required to process your data under more than one legal ground may include:

Reason: Customer registration
Data type: identity and contact information
Legal basis: To carry out a contract we’ve made with you

Reason: Processing and/or delivering your order
Data type: Identity, contact information, financial information, financial and transactional data
Legal basis: To carry out a contract we’ve made with you and to exercise our legitimate interests to recover debts owed

Reason: To manage our customer relationship with you
Data type: Identity, contact information, marketing and communications preferences
Legal basis: To carry out a contract we’ve made with you, to comply with legal obligations and to exercise our legitimate interests to keep our records updated.

Women On The Rise only uses personal data for the reasons in which we have collected. We will only ever use your personal data for another reason if we reasonably consider another purpose in which to use that data which is compatible with the original reason in which the data was collected.

If we are required to make such a decision, we will always notify you. We may also at times be required by law to process your personal data without your knowledge.

To find out more about the reasoning behind any decision Women On The Rise has made to process your data for a new purpose, get in touch.

Sensitive data

Women On The Rise does not collect any sensitive data about you. Sensitive data refers to (but is not limited to) information about your race or ethnic background, religious or political affiliations, trade union affiliations, sexual orientation, criminal background or health background.

Marketing and communications

Women On The Rise may send you marketing communications if you have given us your contact details and opted-in to marketing communications.
You may receive marketing communications from Women On the Rise if you have:
• Requested information from us
• Purchased goods or services from us
• Provided us with explicit consent for us to send you marketing communications
• Not opted out of receiving marketing communications

We will always ask for your consent before we share your personal data with any third-parties. You can ask us or any relevant third-parties to cease sending you marketing communications at any time, by emailing us. You should send relevant requests to Vernette John-Joiles at uprise@womenontherise.org.uk

Please note that if you opt out of receiving marketing communications from Women On the Rise, your personal data may still be retained as it relates to the provision or purchase of a product and/or service, warranty registration or other transactions.”

You can opt-out of these marketing communications and manage your preferences at any time by using the relevant links provided in any marketing communication, or by emailing uprise@womeontherise.org.uk.

Changing your preferences and your rights

If you’d like to change your web, contact or marketing preferences, you can do so at any time. Simply contact us at uprise@womenontherise.org.uk to request the necessary amendments.
Women On The Rise respects your rights. We fully observe your right to access your personal data, to object to the processing of personal data, or to erase, restrict, rectify or port your personal data. Relevant requests can be made by emailing uprise@womenontherise.org.uk

Our company obligations

As a data controller, Women On The Rise is legally responsible for the data you provide us with. In honouring that responsibility, we pledge to uphold our commitments under GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.
We will only ever use your data:
• In ways that are both fair and legal
• As described within this policy
• In ways that are necessary for the purposes described

In addition, Women On The Rise processes the personal data you submit to us or we collect as a data processor. As part of this role, Women On The Rise takes all necessary precautions to secure the personal data we collect, process and store.
We may occasionally use the data you provide us with for marketing, relationship management or account management activities. These activities are designed to ensure you have adequate information about other products and/or services we offer, that we have reason to believe you may be interested in. You have the right to opt-out of these activities at any time.


Women On The Rise may be required to share your personal data with carefully selected third-parties for the identified processing purposes. These third parties may include:
A. IT or system administration services providers
B. Marketing and communications service providers

All third parties to which we transfer data are required to respect your personal data, keep it secure and process it only for the specified purposes for which it has been collected. Third parties will only ever receive or process your data with our explicit permission.”

Data transfer may take place outside of the EU for the purpose of storage with third-party service providers. In which case, Women On The Rise has undergone due diligence to select such service providers that give information to show GDPR-compliance.

Our security

Women On The Rise has implemented a series of security measures to make sure that your personal data is protected from accidental loss, unauthorised access, alteration or disclosure. Women On The Rise limits access to your data only to those employees, agents, contractors or other third parties with a legitimate reason to access that information. Those individuals or organisations will only ever process or access your personal data upon our explicit instructions. They are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

As part of our ongoing commitment to GDPR, Women On The Rise will report any security breaches or attempted breaches to the relevant authorities within 24 hours. We will subsequently contact all those affected by the breach within 72 hours of its occurrence.

Legitimate interests

As part of the Data Protection Act 2018, Women On The Rise observes the right to share selected information with third-parties that use data for non-marketing purposes. This could include (but is not limited to) organisations that provide credit assessments, identification services and fraud prevention activities.

Contact Us

Women On The Rise is committed to upholding your rights. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this privacy policy or wish to exercise your rights in relation to your personal data, please contact Vernette John-Joiles at uprise@womenontherise.org.uk.

We will process any request within 30 days. Subject Access Requests are normally performed free of charge, but we may need to charge individuals for excessive or unreasonable data requests.


If you are not happy with how your personal data has been processed, you should contact Vernette John-Joiles in the first instance by using the contact details listed above. If Vernette John-Joiles is unable to satisfy your concerns, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner’s Office for a resolution.

You can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at the following address:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane