Who we are

Hibiscus is a registered charity in England and Wales under sections 67 and 69 of the Charities Act 2011 (Registration Number 1104094) and a company limited by guarantee (No 4533442).

Our registered address is:

Hibiscus Initiatives, Resource for London,
356 Holloway Road,
N7 6PA

For the purposes of UK Data Protection Law, we are the data controller in respect of the personal information which we hold about you.


We take your privacy seriously and are committed to protecting your personal information.

Our Privacy Notice sets out the way in which your personal information will be used and provides information on how we process the personal data of different individuals with whom we interact.

Our policy complies with UK data protection law which includes but is not limited to the UK Data Protection Act 2018, the Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation 2020, the UK GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation (PECR). This notice is intended to inform you about our processing activities in accordance with the requirements of UK Data Protection Law. Our full data protection policy is available upon request.

We have made it easy for you to let us know if you would like to change the way we process, store and use your data and the details can be found in the ‘contact us’ section of our Priv.

We may change this Privacy Notice at any time, so please check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes that may have been made. Any significant changes will be notified to you


Suggested text: If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


Cookies are pieces of data created when you visit a site, and contain a unique, anonymous number. They are stored in the cookie directory of your hard drive, either temporarily or permanently. Cookies do not contain any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual user. The purpose of cookies is to make the interaction between users and websites faster and easier.

The Hibiscus web site uses cookies to record aggregated usage statistics through Google Analytics. These cookies enable us:

  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To speed up your searches.
  • To recognise you when you return to our site.
    You may refuse to accept cookies by changing your internet browser settings. However, by
    doing so you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted
    your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you
    visit our website.

Embedded content from other websites

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to external websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to the Data Protection Officer at GDPR@hibiscus.org.uk.

If you no longer wish to be contacted by Hibiscus, please also email GDPR@hibiscus.org.uk with the word ‘Unsubscribe’ in the email subject.


Should you have a complaint or other concerns about Hibiscus information rights practices please contact Hibiscus in the first instance at GDPR@hibiscus.org.uk, or at our head office on 020 7697 4120. If our response proves unsatisfactory, you have the option of contacting the Information Commissioner’s Office. Please see https://ico.org.uk/concerns for more information