Key Summary

We are lucky to have an amazing team of volunteers supporting us at all nine of our sites. Our volunteers get involved with a whole range of projects and activities and we couldn't do what we do without them.

If you apply to volunteer with us, we will process your personal information provided in the course of your application in order to carry out our volunteer recruitment process and to support you in your volunteer role.

The privacy notice explains what data we process, why, how it is legal and your rights.

About Us and this Privacy Policy

Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT) is a 'controller' for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 and UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). We have appointed a data protection officer ("DPO") who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this privacy notice. If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact the DPO using the details set out below:

Contact Details

Our full details are:

Full name of legal entity: Birmingham Museums Trust
Name or title of DPO: Rachel Cockett, Director of Development
Email address:
Postal address: Birmingham Museums Trust, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham 3 3DH.

You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO"), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues. We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.

If you would like this privacy notice in another format (for example: audio, large print) please contact us.

Changes to the privacy policy and your duty to inform us of changes

This version was last updated on 14 December 2021. We may change this privacy policy from time to time. The latest version will be available to download on this page.

It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.