Privacy Notice

Background to Dyfodol i’r Iaith

Dyfodol i’r Iaith was established to lobby the Welsh Government and Local Government to create plans which will ensure that the Welsh language regains ground. Its aim is to exert influence through constitutional means on the substance and content of public policies and legislation in order to promote and nurture the growth of the Welsh language.

This privacy notice explains what Dyfodol i’r Iaith Ltd. (referred to as “us” from now on) will do with your personal data when you contact us or provide us with your information.

What is the legal basis within the General Data Protection Regulation for collecting and processing your personal data?

  • We will collect and process data which is about you in the category of “legitimate interests”
  • When sending marketing messages the Consent category will be the legal basis.

What personal data about you will we collect?

We will collect the following personal data about you when you donate or pay your membership fee in order to process payments, either through our website or through the post. This is the information collected about you:

  • Name
  • Contact details including postcode and e-mail address
  • Occupation
  • Bank details

How will we use your personal data?

Your data will be used to:

  • Process payments
  • Keep in touch with you by post/e-mail to:
    • Inform you about news and the organisation’s events
    • encourage you to be active in supporting the organisation’s objectives
    • encourage you regarding fundraising for the organisation or other marketing messages (with your consent)

Who will process your personal data?

External processors, namely PayPal and on-line banking will be used to process donations and membership fees. The remaining processing work will be completed internally by the Treasurer and Dyfodol i’r Iaith’s employees.

We use Mail Chimp to manage the list of subscribers to our newsletter. The data on Mail Chimp is used only for the reasons noted above (see how will we use your data).

Who will have access to your personal data?

Our databases are safely stored electronically, or locked in files and through Mail Chimp.

Only employees, Officers and members of Dyfodol i’r Iaith’s Board have access to the data and it will not be shared with any other organizations.

How long will your personal data be kept?

Your information will be kept whilst you donate financially to Dyfodol i’r Iaith or subscribe to our Newsletter.

You can choose not to receive our Newsletter but continue to donate financially to our work and all your data will be kept whilst you do this.

We will archive your information for up to 1 year once you terminate your membership/donations or when it becomes clear that you have terminated your membership/donations. All your data will then be deleted.

If you only subscribe to our Newsletter, your information will be deleted immediately when you inform us that you no longer wish to receive any further correspondence from us.

What are your rights?

You have the following rights:

  • to be informed
  • to have access to your data
  • to rectification of your data
  • to erase your data
  • to restrict processing of your data (in some circumstances)
  • to object to processing your data (in some circumstances)

Rights related to automatic profiling and decision-making and data portability are not relevant to our processes.

How can you choose or delete the personal data we have about you?

If you would like to request to:

  • have access to any data we hold about you
  • correct any errors
  • delete your information
  • restrict any processing of your data

from any Dyfodol i’r Iaith data base, you can do so at any time by sending an e-mail message to [email protected]

All Dyfodol i’r Iaith’s marketing messages will include a simple process to unsubscribe.

Automated technology or networking and profiling.

We do not collect any personal technical data or carry out any technical profiling when you visit our website. We use Google Analytics to record and analyse how our website is being used in order to improve accessibility and user experience of our website. We will only collect aggregate data about how our website is used. No personally identifiable information is collected by this means.


The security and confidentiality of your personal data are very important to us and we take every possible step to ensure the security of your personal data.