Terms and Conditions

Read the terms and conditions of our types of membership and donating to Conviction.


Donations

Donations to a charitable organiation are regulated by the Fundraising Regulator.

  • Donors giving more than £5000 must be on a UK electoral register (we will check before accepting a donation).
  • For donors giving more than £2,500 to a local Conviction group, or more than £8,500 to the national Conviction fund in a calendar year, their name and the value of the donation will be sent to the Board of Members which will publish details on its website. The donor’s address will not be made public.
  • Donations must be from the donor’s own funds and may not be passed on from a third party. It is an offence not to reveal the true source of a donation.
  • Donations to charitable organisations can be Gift Aided.
  • This donation facility is provided for individuals to make donations to Conviction. UK companies, Limited Liability Partnerships, Trade Unions and Unincorporated Associations may also make donations Conviction. We do not accept donations from political parties or government departments of any kind in order to ensure our work remains impartial and non bias.

Members

  • By applying to become a member of Conviction you agree to accept and conform to the constitution, programme, principles and policy of the Organisation. 
  • You also confirm that you are not a member of any organisation incompatible with membership of Conviction.
  • Your provisional membership rights commence from the date your membership is recorded on the national membership list.
  • Your provisional membership lasts eight weeks and during that time you can attend your local group meetings (if applicable) in a non-voting capacity and your membership can be rejected – you would be advised in writing and depending on the reason you could have a right of appeal.Full membership rules and procedures are available in the Conviction Membership Booklet.
  • By supplying personal data to register as a member you agree that Conviction, elected representatives of Conviction, and any staff in internal Conviction departments may contact you using any of the data supplied.
  • By entering your email address and/or phone number you agree to receive communications from us, from which you can opt-out using the unsubscribe link in each email we send. Text messages can be opted out at any time using the appropriate stop message.
  • We will not share your details with anyone outside of Conviction.

Registered supporters

  • By supplying personal data to register as a supporter you agree that Conviction, elected representatives of Conviction, and any staff in internal Conviction departments may contact you using any of the data supplied.
  • By entering your email address and/or phone number you agree to receive communications from us, from which you can opt-out using the unsubscribe link in each email we send. Text messages can be opted out at any time using the appropriate stop message.
  • We will not share your details with anyone outside of Conviction.

Qualifications:

  • Must be over 18
  • Must supply a valid email address, home address and date of birth, and able to pay fee online.
  • In all other respects must meet the qualification criteria of membership of Conviction.
  • Pay a fee of £25.
  • Must be validly registered by the date shown on the timetable.
  • Must agree the following Data Protection Statement:
  1. By supplying personal data to register as a supporter you agree that Conviction, elected representatives of Conviction, and any staff in internal Conviction departments may contact you using any of the data supplied.
  2. By entering your email address and/or phone number you agree to receive communications from us, from which you can opt-out using the unsubscribe link in each email we send. Text messages can be opted out at any time using the appropriate stop message.
  3. We will not share your details with anyone outside of Conviction.

Applications to become an affiliated or registered supporter will be rejected if;

  • Conviction has reason to believe that you do not support Conviction’s aims and values.
  • You are not living at the same address provided in your application.
  • Conviction may require you to provide evidence in support of this.
  • You were excluded from previous membership of Conviction or your membership ended while you were subject to suspension.

In the event of your application being rejected, your application fee will not be refunded and you will have no right to appeal. If your application is rejected this does not preclude you from applying to become a full member of Conviction.

 

The information you have provided will not be shared with any organisation without your consent. For further details of our data protection policy please see our privacy policy.