Privacy Statement

Here at Devon Voluntary Action we take your privacy seriously.

DeVA is the overall data controller for the information held about individuals involved with the voluntary and community sector in Devon from our six partners: 

  • Action East Devon
  • Involve Voluntary Action in Mid Devon
  • North Devon Voluntary Services
  • South Hams Community and Voluntary Services
  • Teignbridge Community and Voluntary Services
  • West Devon Community and Voluntary Services


We and our Partners will collect information about you when you use any of our services such as group/development support, volunteering or get involved with any of our events or meetings.

What information do we collect about you?

We will ask:

  • Your name,
  • The name and address of the organisation/group you are connected with if appropriate
  • Your email address.
  • Your telephone number

Occasionally we may also ask permission to take photos of a meeting/event


How will we use this information?

We will use this information so that we can

  • record information about the work we do with you for monitoring purposes
  • send you notes or information on meetings and events and invitations to subsequent meetings
  • contact you about the service you have received from West Devon CVS and/or DeVA

We do not use this information to automatically send you newsletters or other general information unless you have given your consent.


How will we collect information?

We will collect information from you when you register or attend an event, training or meeting.


We will record your details on our monitoring form when you receive support from Involve staff.


Details will be transferred to our secure database and retained for 3 years. Originals will be shredded.


Access to your information and correction

The accuracy of your information is important to us. If details such as your email address change, please let us know.

You can ask to see the information we hold about you at any time. You can ask to correct information if you think it is inaccurate.


You can ask for us to remove your information at any time.