Longleigh Foundation Privacy Statement

The Longleigh Foundation is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy statement sets out how Longleigh uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Your information will not be passed to third parties without your consent, except as detailed below.  We may change this statement from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This privacy statement is effective from 1st January 2017.

Privacy Statement

Your information

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or services

If you are applying for funding or for any form of grant, you will be asked to provide information, which we believe, is necessary for us to verify and assess your application. 

For project grants, this will include, but is not limited to, contact information of the applicant, together with detailed information about the project.

For grants for individuals (e.g. Hardship grants), this will include, but is not limited to, contact information, household information, details of income and expenditure, and benefits claimed, reasons for needing the grant, what the grant will be spent on 

For these purposes, we will:

  • contact any referee whom you have identified and share this information with them
  • share the information you have provided with Stonewater, if you reside in a Stonewater property.

and it is a term of your application that you consent to such data being shared with them.  If you are a Stonewater resident, we shall also ask Stonewater to provide us with any data about you in its possession, which we reasonably believe, is relevant to the consideration of your application, and it is a term of your application that you also consent to Stonewater sharing such data with us.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • to process applications for grants
  • Internal record keeping;
  • We may use the information to improve our services;
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new services or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided;
  • Verifying and assessing funding applications;
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, text, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

We shall not retain your data for longer than necessary for our legitimate commercial interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us contact@longleighfoundation.org

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address.

  • You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners' Office if you believe that Longleigh has not complied with the terms of this statement, or if you have any other concerns about the way in which we deal with your data.