Privacy Policy for ACTION on ASB! 

1. Important information and who we are

This privacy policy gives you information about how ACTION on ASB! collects and uses your personal data through your use of this website or through contact with our campaign, including any data you may provide when you register as a member of our campaign or complete a survey.

This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.


ACTION on ASB! is the controller and responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy policy).
If you have any questions about this privacy policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights (see Section 8 below), please contact us at

2. The types of personal data we collect about you

Personal data means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified.

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:

  • Identity and contact data includes your name, address, email address and phone number
  • Affiliations includes whether you are part of another community group, whether you work for the police, council or another organisation relevant to our campaign
  • Preference data includes whether you want to receive our campaign email updates
  • Petition data includes whether you have signed a petition of ours
  • Donation data includes the fact that you have supported our campaign and how much you have donated
  • Survey data includes your opinions, feedback and demographic data such as your gender and ethnicity
  • Event data includes whether you are attending one of our events and if relevant any opinions and feedback you provided at one of our events
  • Technical data includes internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, device ID and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.
  • Usage data includes information about how you interact with and use our website.

We also collect, use and share aggregated data such as statistical or demographic data which is not personal data as it does not directly (or indirectly) reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate individuals’ usage data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature in order to analyse general trends in how users are interacting with our website to help improve the website and our service offering.

3. How is your personal data collected?

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:

  • Your interactions with us. You may give us your personal data in person, such as by attending and speaking at our events, by filling in online forms, or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you register as a member of our campaign, register to attend an event organised by us, complete a survey for us or otherwise interact with our campaign.
  • Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our website, we will automatically collect technical data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies and other similar technologies. Please see our cookie policy for further details.
  • Third parties. Petition data, donation data and survey data is collected on our behalf through petition providers, donation collection providers and survey providers. Technical data and usage data is collected by the website hosting service provider and analytics providers such as Google.

4. How we use your personal data

Legal basis

The law requires us to have a legal basis for collecting and using your personal data. We rely on one or more of the following legal bases:

  • Legitimate interests: We may use your personal data where it is necessary to pursue our legitimate interests (and these are not overridden by the impact on you). Our legitimate interests include conducting our community-led campaign to reduce antisocial behaviour in Brixton, gathering the views of the community about how to do this and publicising a record of what was discussed at our events for the purposes of holding the police, council and other public agencies to account (please see Section 5 below for more information about this).
  • Legal obligation: We may use your personal data where it is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation that we are subject to. We will identify the relevant legal obligation when we rely on this legal basis.
  • Consent: We rely on consent only where we have obtained your active agreement to use your personal data for a specified purpose. For example, where you consent to receive email updates from us about our campaign or where you provide us with data about your ethnicity (or other sensitive personal information such as political views, if relevant) for the purposes of filling in one of our surveys.

Purposes for which we will use your personal data

Your personal data is used for some or all of the following purposes, depending on how you interact with our campaign and/or our website:

  • To register you as a new campaign member, supporter or volunteer
  • To manage our relationship with you
  • To provide you with campaign updates
  • To enable you to participate in a survey (for more information see Section below) or petition
  • To ensure we have representative samples that reflect the local population in survey data
  • To process donations
  • To register you for an event
  • To take minutes, or make a record of, what is discussed at our events
  • To understand how this website is being used

You can ask us to stop sending you email communications and updates on our campaign at any time by [following the opt-out links within any automated email sent to you] or by contacting us at


At ACTION on ASB! we engage with the community by conducting surveys to gain insights and feedback on matters related to our campaign goals, specifically targeting the reduction of anti-social behaviour in Brixton.

Specifically, we use survey data for the following purposes:

  • To assess community needs and concerns regarding anti-social behaviour
  • To shape campaign strategies and activities based on community input
  • To help the police, the council and other agencies shape their plans to reduce anti-social behaviour by providing them with aggregated and anonymised survey results
  • To determine the effectiveness of our campaign initiatives
  • To understand if we have a representative sample that reflects the local population
  • To raise awareness of issues the campaign is supporting, through publication of aggregated and anonymised survey results in, but not limited to, the campaign’s website and social media channels, the campaign’s supporter’s websites and social media channels and media outlets
  • Identify volunteers and supporters for future campaign activities


For more information about the cookies we use and how to change your cookie preferences, please see our cookie policy.

5. Disclosures of your personal data

We do not routinely share your personal data, but where necessary we may share your personal data in the following ways for the purposes set out in Section 4 above:

  • Survey data will be compiled and analysed collectively. Individual responses will not be disclosed publicly or to third parties. Only aggregated data, from which individual participants cannot be identified, will be shared with third parties or publicly.
  • Event data, such as event minutes, may be made publicly available on our website to serve as a record of what was discussed and agreed. Where we do this, we will not publish the names of members of the public, including members of ACTION ON ASB!, that spoke at our events. We may publish the names of the police and council and other public organisations that spoke at our event.
  • We receive services from external service providers such as Google, MailerLite, GoFundme,, Squarespace and secure survey providers such as Google Forms to process your data only as necessary for the purposes they were collected for. We do not authorise these third parties (or any other service providers as we require from time to time) to use or disclose your personal information except in connection with providing their services.
  • Where you have provided your consent to share your personal data. For example, where you have asked us to raise specific issues with the council, police or other public agencies.

6. International transfers

We may transfer your personal data to service providers for example Google, MailerLite, GoFundme,, Squarespace and secure survey providers such as Google Forms. This may involve transferring personal data outside the UK to countries which have laws that do not provide the same level of data protection as UK law. Whenever we transfer your personal data out of the UK to service providers, we ensure the service providers are contractually required to handle your personal data appropriately.

Please contact us if you would like more information about why we transfer your personal data outside the UK and for a copy of the safeguards that are in place.

7. Data retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, as set out in Section 4 above. We will consider how long to keep your personal data based on why and how we use your personal data and the nature and sensitivity of your personal data. When your personal data is no longer needed, we will delete or anonymise it.

In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see section 8 below for further information.

8. Your legal rights

You have a number of rights under data protection law in relation to your personal data. These include the right have access to your personal data and to correct your personal data for accuracy. In certain circumstances, you also have the right to request that we erase your personal data, that we port over your personal data to you or a third party in a machine readable format and the right to request that we restrict our processing of your personal data. Where we rely on our legitimate interests to process your personal data, you have the right to object, although our legitimate interests may override your objection depending on the context.

Where we are relying on your consent to process your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. This will not affect the lawfulness of the processing of your personal data carried out prior to you withdrawing consent.

Please contact us at if you would like to exercise any of these rights. Note that under data protection law there may be circumstances in which we do not need to comply with your request.

9. Complaints

You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK regulator for data protection issues ( We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.

10. Changes to the privacy policy and your duty to inform us of changes

We may amend this privacy policy at any time. We last updated this policy on 27 March 2024.

11. Third-party links

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

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