Who we are
We are YouthYouth Genesis Trust Ltd (“Youth Genesis”, “us”, “we”, “our” should be construed accordingly), a charity registered in England and Wales, Company number 08253540, Charity number 1150099, Registered office 17, The Terrace, TORQUAY TQ1 1BN.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
When you use our Contact Us form, we collect the information in the form, which is sent internally to our office team. This information will be used to act on what you have said to us, including carrying out any legal duty we have.
You have the option of providing your contact details to us. This will be securely transmitted and stored on our systems and kept only for as long as is necessary to deal with your enquiry.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We may share information outside of Youth Genesis where it is necessary to protect our or another’s legitmate interests (for example to secure our systems, protect a child or vulnerable person, or ensure we do not breach a contract or agreement we have). We may also share information outside of Youth Genesis where we receive a lawful request from a Law Enforcement Agency or to comply with a court order.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
You can contact us by sending us:
- a message through our website form
- a letter to Youth Genesis Trust Gerston Chapel, 19 Torquay Road, Paignton, England, TQ3 3DT
- an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
How we protect your data
Data is held securely within data centres based in the United Kingdom as part of the Microsoft Azure pulic cloud. Data is held encrypted both at rest and in transit with technical measures in place to ensure that only people who should have access, can have access to your data.