Below, the term ‘The Sussex Beacon’ or ‘Sussex Beacon’ refers to our medical facility, care and retail company which runs shops and other activities to fund our patient care.

Read our full Privacy Statement

The personal information we collect

Personal information is anything that can be used to identify you. For example, it can include your name, date of birth, email address, postal address and telephone number, as well as information relating to your health or personal circumstances.

We collect personal data from you when you ask us to send you publications or newsletters, order products and services from us, make a donation to us, sign up for gift aid, fundraise on our behalf, or otherwise give us information, or when a friend or colleague suggests that we send you details about the Sussex Beacon or an invitation to one of our events.

How we make sure that your information is accurate and complete

Several times a year we check your data against publicly available sources to make sure that is correct and complete and to eliminate any errors. 

We may contact you directly to check that the information that we hold is correct. This will be in line with GDPR.

We may also collect information about you from other sources which will help us to provide you with information about topics which may be of interest.

How we use cookies

For more details about data privacy on the Sussex Beacon website please go to this page. This page also includes instructions on how to disable cookies if you don’t want them to be used. We use cookies in line with GDPR.

If you’re 16 or under

If you’re aged 16 or under, you must get your parent/guardian’s permission before you donate to, purchase items from, or provide any personal information to the Sussex Beacon.

Accessing and updating your personal information

Need to find out more? Please let us know if your name, address or any of your details change by contacting us at

If you would like to request access to the information we hold about you, then you can do so by making a Subject Access Request in line with our policy which can be found here – Privacy Policy

Changes to this policy

We may change our Privacy Notice from time to time and will tell you about any changes at

This policy was last updated: May 2020.