Who we are

LEAN is currently a project supported by GYROS (Great Yarmouth Refugee Outreach Support) Registered charity number 1110281. Our registered address 43 North Quay, Great Yarmouth NR30 1JE. GYROS is registered with ICO. Our website address is https://www.gyros.org.uk/ 

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


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.


What are cookies?

How do we use cookies?

Types of Cookies we use



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Cookie Settings


You can change your cookie preferences any time by clicking the above button. This will let you revisit the cookie consent banner and change your preferences or withdraw your consent right away.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. Listed below are the links to the support documents on how to manage and delete cookies from the major web browsers.

Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050

Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-in/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox?redirectslug=delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored&redirectlocale=en-US

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer-bca9446f-d873-78de-77ba-d42645fa52fc

If you are using any other web browser, please visit your browser’s official support documents.


Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with  

We do not share your data with anyone without your permission. This permission can be withdrawn at any time by contacting the Data Protection Officer at GYROS.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

We will only use your contact information to contact you directly in response to an enquiry you have made. Your contact details will not be shared with any third party.

Additional information

How we protect your data

LEAN is currently a project supported by GYROS (Great Yarmouth Refugee Outreach Support). GYROS are registered with ICO and are governed by the Data Protection Act 2018 and UK GDPR.

What data breach procedures we have in place  

In the unlikely event of a data breach all affected parties will be notified immediately and the incident will be reported to the ICO.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements 

We are regulated by the Charities Commission and comply fully with any requirements they impose. We are also registered with the ICO. For specialist service we are also regulated by OISC (Immigration Advice), FCA (Money and Debt Advice) MATRIX (Information, Advice & Guidance). We are also hold the Cyber Essentials Accreditation delivered by IASME.