Privacy Policy

This website is operated by Bake a Difference Sussex CIC (Formerly Sussex Bakedown CIC) and whose registered address is 16 Windlesham Gardens, Brighton. BN1 3AJ.  We are committed to protecting and preserving the privacy of our visitors when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.

This policy sets out how we process any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us through our website. We confirm that we will keep your information secure and that we will comply fully with all applicable UK Data Protection legislation and regulations. Please read the following carefully to understand what happens to personal data that you choose to provide to us, or that we collect from you when you visit this site. By visiting or completing our sign-up process (known collectively as ‘our website’) you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

Types of information we may collect from you

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information about individuals who visit and use our website:

Information you supply to us. You may supply us with information about you by signing up as a baker our website. This includes information you provide when you complete the sign-up quiz or send us emails. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, how you heard about the group, whether you would like to join our WhatsApp (or similar) groups or your regular drop off location.

If requested, we will use your information to add you to our WhatsApp (or similar) groups. If you do not wish to remain a member of our groups, please leave the group using instructions on the app’s help function.

How we may use the information we collect

We use the information in the following ways:

Information you supply to us. We will use this information:

  • to provide you with information and/or services that you request from us;
  • to update you on the work of the organisation, including changes (temporary and permanent) to our drop off locations.
  • To provide an audit trail of all bakes provided by Bake a Difference Sussex CIC.

Disclosure of your information

Any information you provide to us will either be emailed directly to us or may be stored on a secure server located in the EU or UK. We use trusted third-party website and hosting providers (Siteground and Google) to facilitate the running and management of this website and our baker database. Both meet high data protection and security standards and are bound by contract to keep any information they process on our behalf confidential. Any data that may be collected through this website that Siteground or Google process, is kept secure and only processed in the manner we instruct them to. Neither cannot access, provide, rectify or delete any data that they store on our behalf without permission.

We do not rent, sell or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies.

We will use all reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal data is not disclosed to regional/national institutions and authorities, unless required by law or other regulations.

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.

Third party links

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the third-party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Your rights – access to your personal data

You have the right to ensure that your personal data is being processed lawfully (“Subject Access Right”). Your subject access right can be exercised in accordance with data protection laws and regulations. Any subject access request must be made in writing to Bake a Difference Sussex CIC, 16 Windlesham Gardens, Brighton. BN1 3AJ.  We will provide your personal data to you within the statutory time frames. To enable us to trace any of your personal data that we may be holding, we may need to request further information from you. If you have a complaint about how we have used your information, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Your rights – deletion of personal data

You have the right to have your personal details deleted from our records at any time. To action this, please email with your request. We will action this as soon as we can and not contact you again unless you request otherwise. Please state in request whether you wish to be told that your record has been deleted.

Note that to ensure sufficient audit trail, we will keep personal information for up to six months from the last time that you baked for us.

We cannot remove users from WhatsApp (and similar) groups, you are responsible for leaving any WhatsApp (or similar) groups. We are unable to delete data that you have entered into our WhatsApp (or similar) groups.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to Timothy Drew –

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