AMIMB’s Privacy Policy sets out the ways AMIMB processes members’ personal information.

The Objects of AMIMB
AMIMB’s Constitution defines our objects as:

a. To educate, inform, advise and support members of Independent Monitoring Boards of penal institutions, immigration removal centres and short-term holding facilities in England and Wales in the law, the treatment of offenders and all other matters relating to their role to enable them to perform their duties in the most competent and efficient manner, and to that end (but not otherwise) to issue publications, arrange training events, promote conferences and maintain an awareness of developments in the law, the Prison Rules and associated subjects.

b. To educate and inform the public concerning the treatment of offenders and the role played by members of Independent Monitoring Boards in the above institutions, centres and facilities.

Use Made of Personal Information

Personal information collected and processed by AMIMB may be used for the following purposes in accordance with our constitution:

a. Administration of membership(s).

b. Fulfilment of training and services as requested.

c. Administration of donations/gifts.

d. Research and statistical analysis.

e. Communication about its activities.

f. Distribution of publications.

Processing personal data for the above purposes may entail sharing the information with AMIMB Board Trustees and ex-officio committee members.

AMIMB will not give or sell your information to any third parties.

Accessing your personal information

You have the right to ask AMIMB, in writing, for a copy of all the personal information held about you and for it to be updated if incorrect. To do this, please contact AMIMB at