Privacy policy


Bibles for Europe ("BfE", "we", "our", or "us") strives to protect your personal information and use it in a manner consistent with applicable data protection laws. Part of these laws is that you have a right to privacy information in a way that is easy to access, read, and understand. 

Please read this Privacy Notice ("Notice") to understand what types of personal information we collect from you, how and why we process your personal information, and what choices you have regarding our collection of your personal information. We operate this Website - - as well as,,,,, services, and social media channels (collectively, "Sites"). 



Your personal information will be held by Bibles for Europe, a company and charity registered in England and Wales (company number 07521600 and charity number 1141367). For more information, see About Us. 

Please contact us if you have any questions about this Notice or the personal information we hold about you: 


Bower House 

Orange Tree Hill 

London RM4 1PB 

United Kingdom 

+44 (0) 1708 380 323 



BfE may gather personal information from you when you: 

Request information from us; 

  • Order a Bible from us; 
  • Sign up for our services, such as newsletters or informational email journeys; 
  • Contact us using our forms on Sites; 
  • Register to attend our events, such as an online webinar or a seminar 

Make an online contribution / donation to us. 

We also collect non-identifying demographic and interest data through Google Analytics Demographic and Interest Reporting and QR Code Tracking. You may opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising through Google's Ads Settings or via the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, please visit 

The Sites may contain links to our partners' websites or other places of interest who may collect your personal information. By selecting these links, you will effectively leave the Sites and no longer fall under our privacy policy. Please refer to the relevant privacy statement of the website in question. 



The table below sets out the categories of personal information about you that we process, our purposes of processing, and the lawful basis of processing we rely on: 

What personal information? 


Lawful basis under EU GDPR / UK GDPR 

Contact details, such as first name, last name, email address, and mailing address 

To provide you with the information and / or services (i.e. Bible) that you request from us 

Our legitimate interests: to run and administer the Sites and provide you with information or services you have requested or to respond to queries from you 

To maintain contact with you to receive feedback and improve our services 


Online identifiers, such as IP address, device information and information about your visit to our Sites, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs) 

To ensure that the content on the Sites is presented in the most effective manner for you and your device 

Our legitimate interests: to provide, run, maintain, and administer our Sites and to evaluate, develop, and improved our services 

To administer the Sites and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes 

As part of our efforts to keep the Sites safe and secure 

To provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customised experience on the Sites 






Data protection laws consider certain categories of personal information to be more sensitive, such as health information, and religious or philosophical beliefs. We only process your special category personal information with your explicit consent or if it is necessary: 

  • for carrying out obligations under employment, social security or social protection law, or a collective agreement; 
  • for the establishment, exercise, or defence of legal claims; 
  • to protect your or another person's vital interests, and you are not capable of giving your consent (for example, in an emergency); or 
  • in the substantial public interest. 



However, BfE may disclose your personal information to the following categories of third-party recipients where we consider it necessary for the purposes set out in this Notice: 

  • to third parties who provide services to us or on our behalf, such as IT hosting providers, email providers, data backup providers, stock arrangements, Bible deliveries, informational email deliveries, QR code tracking, and donation processing, if it is necessary to provide you with our services, respond to your queries or for any other related purposes; 
  • to any competent law enforcement, judicial or regulatory authority to comply with the law or assist in a criminal or regulatory investigation, or to protect us (for example, to help prevent fraud or protect or enforce our rights); and 
  • to any other person if the relevant data subject(s) have consented. 

BfE does not undertake marketing activities for third parties, nor does it provide your personal information to third parties for any commercial purposes. 



We do our utmost to protect your privacy. Data protection laws oblige us to follow security procedures regarding the storage and disclosure of personal information you have given us in order to avoid unauthorised loss or access. As such, we and our data processors have implemented industry-standard security systems and procedures to protect your personal information from unauthorised disclosure, misuse, or destruction. 



We will retain your personal information for as long as required for the purposes set out above, or as required to comply with applicable law or to defend or enforce our legal rights.  



We may transfer your personal information to a recipient based in a country outside of the UK and / or European Economic Area ("EEA"). Where we do so, we will ensure that such transfer is in accordance with our obligations under applicable data protection laws. 

Where we can, we will use service providers established in countries that are recognised as having adequate data protection laws (by the competent UK and EU authorities) or who agree to process our data in the UK or EEA. However, where this is not possible, we implement appropriate safeguards with our service providers in accordance with the requirements of data protection laws. These may include, without limitation, using the International Data Transfer Addendum or International Data Transfer Agreement (issued by the UK Information Commissioner) and the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (adopted by the European Commission). 

If you would like more details about the safeguards we rely on, please contact us using the contact details set out above. 



A cookie is a small text file that websites create and store on your computer containing data about websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The below table describes the cookies we use on the Sites: 

Types of cookies 

Cookie name 



Analytical / performance cookies 








These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the Website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the Website, from where visitors have come to the Website, and the pages they visited. 

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Essential cookies 


This session cookie is set when a visitor first loads a page. The cookie is required by the underlying technology to power the Website. It will last as long as the visitor is on the website and is removed when the visitor closes their browser. It does not store any user information; it is used to maintain a unique link between the browser and the Website for the purposes of information requests and session data used by the Website to manage user logins. This cookie is set without confirmation as it is crucial to the basic operation of the Website. 



Used for security and threat detection purposes. For more information on CloudFlare's cookie policy, please visit: 

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Functionality cookies 

wp-settings-[UID], wp-settings-time-[UID] 

WordPress uses cookies to customize the registered user's view of admin interface and possibly also the main site interface. 

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Access your personal information 

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of particular personal information we hold about you, then please let us know the details of your request. 

Amend your personal information 

You have the right to request that we amend or complete inaccurate or incomplete personal information that we hold about you. 

Erase your personal information 

You have the right to request the erasure of your personal information in certain circumstances. If we process your personal information on the basis of our legal obligation, this right will not be available. 

Object to our using your personal information 

You have the right to stop your personal information from being processed by us. You may also be able to object when we use your personal information in certain circumstances. 

Automated decision-making including profiling 

We do not have any automated decision-making or carry out profiling activities using your personal information. 

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority 

If you have a complaint about the way we handle your personal information, please contact us at or you can lodge a complaint with the ICO. Please see or call 0303 123 1113 for more information. 

To exercise any of these rights, please contact We may require some proof of identification. A request to access, amend, or delete your personal information may be refused in certain circumstances, where permitted by law. 

This Notice might change from time to time without notice to you. If we change the way we are using your personal information, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, which will be consistent with the significance of the changes we make. 


Last updated: [2 April 2024]