Privacy Policy


Dar Ul Uloom Islamia Rizwia (Bralawai)  (the Charity) offers a broad range of services either directly managed or in partnership with other agencies.  

The Charity was established to promote the faith of Ahle Sunnah Wa Jama’ah, commonly known as Sunni Islam, following the Sunni Hanafi school of Jurisprudence, in particular the teachings of Ala-Hazrat Ahmed Raza Khan (rahmatullah alaih), which is more commonly known as the ‘Bralawai’ movement.

In particular the charity was established under the guidance and support of Ala Hazrat Khawaja Qibla Syed Zinda Peer Sahib (rahmatullah alaih), known as Zinda Pir Sahib(rahmatullah alaih), of Darbar e Aaliya Ghamkol Sharif. The charity continues to have strong working relationships with, and many of its beneficiaries follow the spiritual order of Ghamkol Sharif.

To achieve this core purpose the Charity offers services that cover a range of religious requirements such as education, advice, guidance, marriages, prayer facilities, functions, lectures amongst other religious needs for the community.  In addition to this core service the Charity also offers a variety of community, social and economic services  from time to time, either directly or in partnership with other agencies.  

General Statement 

This privacy statement sets out how the Charity (also known as Central Jamia Mosque Ghamkol Sharif and Ghamkol Sharif Mosque), uses and protects any information collected concerning you and should be read in conjunction with the Data Protection Policy.

The Privacy and Data Protection Policies are available electronically on the Charity’s website,, or can be requested by e-mailing the Charity at,, or a copy can be obtained from the Charity’s office.

The Charity is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.  Any information by which you can be identified by, when you are contacting us or using any of our services, that we hold will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

The Charity is committed not only to the letter of the law, but also to the spirit of the law and we place a high importance on the correct, lawful, and fair handling of all personal data, respecting the legal rights, privacy, and trust of all individuals who come into contact with the Charity.

  1. The Charity has 3 core service areas:
  • The Masjid
  • The Madrasah
  • The Community Hub

The type of personal information we collect 

  1. We currently collect and process information, in accordance with the service or services that you have accessed or have shown an interest in or would like further information on, or would like to be kept informed about the Charity.  We also process information for our charitable fundraising activities and your financial contributions you agree to make, including processing gift aid.
  1. The amount of information we collect will be dependent upon what services you have shown an interest in.
  1. This may be as a member of our congregation, a beneficiary, as a volunteer, a student, a child (including parents and carers) who is, or has, or is likely to benefit from our Out Of School Setting (OOSS) provision, or a member of the public who wishes to receive information, marketing or promotional material about the work of the Charity, or a visitor to the Charity.
  1. Personal data that we may collect and process could include:
  1. Name
  2. Gender
  3. Date of Birth
  4. Contact information such as personal address, work address, landline, mobile number, e-mail, social media platforms/accounts, or any other means of communicating with you, that you give us consent for
  5. Lifelong learning opportunities you have registered for, and or attended, including information on how you performed, personal learning plans, or other relevant information that helps us to understand and support your learning goals, such as attendance, progress and behaviour
  6. Health or allergy related information, including permissions to administer appropriate medication
  7. Information about other members of your household, such as parents, siblings and emergency contacts
  8. Events or seminars that you have registered for and or attended
  9. Employment and volunteer history
  10. Preferences, interests and hobbies
  11. Experiences and skills
  12. Course fees paid and donations made for charitable purposes
  13. CCTV footage and photographs 

How we get your personal information:

  1. The personal information we process is provided to us directly by you, and if applicable also your parent(s)/ Carer(s) for one of the following reasons:
  1. You or your parent(s) / carer(s) have registered to access services at our Madrasah
  2. You have registered your details electronically to access a service such as an event or course
  3. You have filled out an application form such as a volunteers expression of interest form or student application form
  4. You wish to be kept informed about services at the Charity
  5. You wish to make a charitable donation towards the Charity or the services it runs or supports
  6. You have paid for a service

We use the information that you have given us in order to:

  1. To help deliver our legitimate interests effectively and efficiently, and thus help you to engage with the services of the Charity, we use your personal data: 
  1. To communicate with you, or your parent / carer, if applicable
  2. To inform you of upcoming events, courses, seminars, learning opportunities

iii. To inform you of community news To inform you of volunteer opportunities To inform you of external visits and trips To provide progress reports and information on lifelong learning opportunities To provide reference to potential employers or other appropriate institutions such as higher education providers To use for marketing and promotional material To inform you of charitable donation opportunities

How long do we keep your personal information for?

  1. We will keep your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, including for purposes for satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements which may require an extended retention period.

We may share part or all of this information, where appropriate with your consent, with:

  • Educational providers, to support your learning needs
  • Our auditors, to carry out internal and or external audits
  • Statutory bodies, where it is a lawful or a reasonable request, such as the police, safeguarding bodies or health professionals to administer health related services
  1. Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information is:
  • Legitimate Interests 
  1. You are able to remove your consent at any time.  You can do this by contacting us on the contact details provided in paragraph 15.

How we store your personal information 

  1. We make all reasonable efforts to maintain security of your personal data and ensure information is securely stored physically and or electronically on the premises or the property of the Charity.  We endeavour to ensure the property is in a secure location and protected by an appropriate degree of security.  This may include lockable storage cabinets, lockable rooms, burglar alarms, firewalls, passwords and CCTV.
  1. We keep the above personal information for as long as necessary to ensure we can use it for the principal uses identified above or when you ask us to delete it.  We will then dispose your information by cross shredding it, if in a paper format and deleting all records from IT hardware and ensuring all IT storage devices are thoroughly wiped before recycling computer equipment.

Your data protection rights

  1. Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of accessYou have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information. 
Your right to rectificationYou have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasureYou have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processingYou have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processingYou have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portabilityYou have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
  1. You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.Please contact us at, if you wish to make a request:


The Community Hub

96/98 Golden Hillock Road 

Small Heath


B10 0DX

Telephone number: 0121 773 7277


How to complain

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at:You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data, at:
Complaints Central Jamia Mosque Ghamkol Sharif 96/98 Golden Hillock Road  Small Heath Birmingham B10 0DX
Telephone number: 0121 773 7277 E-mail:
Information Commissioner’s Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113 ICO website: