The website is owned and edited by Dessislava Diakova and Boyko Boev (“we” or “us”) and is used by the London Bulgarian Association, an incorporated community association operating under the legal jurisdiction of England and Wales.

Dessislava Diakova and Boyko Boev are joint data controllers. We commit to protecting and respecting the personal data of all those whose data we are handling and to working within the guidelines set out by the data protection act. The website address is 2 Rushden House, 33 Park Hill Road, Bromley, BR20JX. If you have queries about your personal data you can write to us at the above address and by email at

We will assume you have read this privacy policy and understand it if you use our website.




We collect and process the following types of personal data via our website:

  1. Personal identifiers such as name, address, telephone number which you provide to us through our enquiry form or if you correspond with us via email and which we use:  a) to fulfil any request you make (e.g. submitting a query on our website, subscribing to a communications services);  and b) to create a data base of people who have expressed interest in our activities.
  2. Details of your visits to our website including your IP address, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from Our Website (including date and time), page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs).
  3. Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website.  For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie Policy below.

We may also undertake additional data processing activities but will ensure they are compatible with the purposes above.  If we chose to process your personal data for any purpose incompatible with those described above, we will provide you with appropriate information at the point where you come across those additional purposes and prior to commencing any such additional processing activities. 




The legal basis for processing personal data described above is the pursuit of our legitimate interests of seeking to promote and develop our information services related to London and the life of the Bulgarian diaspora in London. 

If you subscribe to our group Bulgarians in London on the social platform we may send to you information relating to the Bulgarian diaspora in London.




We do not share or disclose or transfer your personal data to anyone. If you have joined our group Bulgarians in London on you disclose information about you only to which is a supplier processing data on our behalf to help us to provide information to you about our activities.

We may also disclose your personal information to other third parties only:

  1. if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data to comply with any legal obligation;
  2. to enforce or apply our website’s terms of use; 
  3. to protect the rights, property, or safety of us and the website users.




We will hold your personal data that you have provided to us only for as long as we feel that information about us or our services such as events, gatherings and project activities may be of interest to you.  If you’d like that we erase your personal data that we keep you can send us an erasure request.



Data protection law grants you certain rights. These rights relate to our website:


Right of access.

You have the right of access to information we hold about or concerning you.  If you would like to exercise this right you should contact us as outlined above.

Right to rectification.

If you feel that any data that we hold about you is inaccurate you have the right to ask us to correct or rectify it. 

Right to erasure.

You have a right to ask us to erase information about you where you can demonstrate that the data we hold is no longer needed by us, or if you withdraw the consent upon which our processing is based, or if you feel that we are unlawfully processing your data.

Right of restriction of processing.

You have a right to request that we refrain from processing your data where you contest its accuracy or the processing is unlawful and you have opposed its erasure.

Right to object.

You have a right to object to our processing of your personal data where the basis of the processing is our legitimate interests including but not limited to direct marketing and profiling.

Right of complaint.

You also have a right to lodge a complaint about any aspect of how we are handling your data with the [UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office] who can be contacted at [].

If you would like to find out more about your rights please contact us as outlined above.



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