Privacy Policy

General Data Protection Regulations Privacy Notice

The Labour Movement for Europe is the ‘Controller’ of the personal data you provide to us.

We process the following personal data about you: name, last name, postal address, email addresses and phone numbers.

These are all details you provide to us when you join LME.

This information is necessary for us to process your membership and engage with you with regards to events, campaigns and LME elections. You can of course decide that you do not want to receive any communications from us. We also process information about friends and supporters when they come to our events and express consent to remain updated with our activities.

How we use your data

When you join LME, our officers will process your data to ensure you receive all the members’ communications regarding the work of the organisations. We retain your details, so we can contact you by email and, if necessary, by text and phone. We do not share your details with anybody.

If you are interested in LME and ask us for details about joining, we will respond to your query and do not store any information unless you would like to receive further information.

We only retain and process data for the purpose of administering your membership and delete your data should you wish to stop being a member.

All data is held and handled safely and securely.

Data we use

IP addresses and log file data

The LME site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging the user's IP Address or the location of your computer or network on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. (If you are connected to the Internet you have an IP address, for example an IP address might read ""). We also use IP addresses in the aggregate to track which pages people visit in order to improve the quality of the site.

Data collection and use

You may be asked for personal information if you complete one of the forms on this site. Please see below the information we ask for and what this information is used for.

In each case we will only use the information about you for the purpose for which you provide it. Personal information you submit on the LME website is stored on secure servers. In order to complete your request as outlined above, we may need to transfer personal information you submit to us to countries or jurisdictions outside the EEA. We are compliant with the Safe Harbor scheme, which is recognised by the European Commission as providing adequate protection for the rights of data individuals in connection the transfer of their personal data to signatories of the scheme in the USA. We will never sell or share your personal information with any other organisation outside of the Labour Party. 

You may remove or change your details at any time. You have right of access to your personal information held on our files by written request to the data protection officer (address below) and on payment of an administration fee.

Site registration and email service 

When you register onto the site or subscribe to our emails, we ask you for contact information (such as your name and e-mail address), geographic information (such as your postcode and constituency), and other details about you and your interests. This is used to help us provide you with information to match your interests. We may also use it to alert you of campaigns you may be interested in and events happening in your area.

Joining and renewing your membership online 

We collect the required information in order to check you meet the conditions of and help you fulfil the opportunities provided by membership. At your option, we ask for additional information such as gender, trade union membership and other items of data to help us provide a better membership service to you.

To volunteer (pledge your support) 

We ask for your contact details, postcode and information on the type of volunteer work you are interested in. This information helps us identify suitable volunteer opportunities for you. Your details will be forwarded to the appropriate local or regional officer who can then contact you.


The information we ask for is used to process your donation and, if you donate more than £500, to check that you are on the electoral register. Donation information will be stored on our membership database and used to keep you informed of news, campaign and other opportunities to support LME.


A cookie is a tiny text file that is stored on your computer. We may use cookies in order to tailor your experience on our site according to the preferences you have specified. However we will only access the information that we stored in your cookie file. We will not access any information stored in a cookie by other websites. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information.

Information on children

We do not process any personal details from individuals under the age of 14 without parent/guardian consent. Details of under 16s are processed for membership purposes only.

Links to other sites

Our site contains links to other sites and servers. LME and The Labour Party are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Your rights

If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect you can request to see this information, and have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to have the matter investigated by emailing [email protected]

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office

How we protect your information

Our website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. Our server is located in a locked, secure environment, with a guard posted 24 hours a day. When you contribute online, we use a secure server to protect your credit card number and other personal information during transmission. The details are transmitted through Thawte to ensure absolute security.


We provide you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us easily and promptly. Our unsubscribe requests are processed weekly.

Correcting your information

If you need to correct the information you provided us with when you subscribed to our e-mail list, you can do so through your personal form provided on-line. If you need to change your e-mail address, you can unsubscribe from our mailing lists and sign up again using your new information. Or if you have registered with a username and password you may change your details at any time via the login page without needing to re-register.

Contacting us about privacy

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the information we have collected from you online, the practices of this site or your interaction with this website, please contact us by clicking here or telephone our call centre on 0845 092 2299.

Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at the following address: [email protected]

We will continue to evaluate our efforts to protect your information and will update our privacy policy whenever necessary.