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Privacy Policy

We understand that the privacy and security of your personal information is an important issue to you and we are committed to protecting it. We aim to be completely transparent on how we collect, process and store your personal information. This privacy policy explains how The Stephen Clements Foundation collects and processes your personal information, and your related privacy rights.

Why do we need your information?
Our purpose as a foundation is to connect people who care about the same cause. We use personal data to manage, deliver and promote our core business of fundraising and provision of funding services.

Whose data do we collect?
We hold data on those who have given financial or other support to us, those who may do so in the future, and those who apply to us for grants, whether on behalf of an organisation or personally.

How we obtain your data
The majority of the information we hold about you has been provided directly to us by you.

We also collect data from publicly available sources. Examples include information gathered from a news article or online media, including social media like LinkedIn or Twitter. We may also use publicly available directories and similar information such as Companies' House.

What we do with your data and why
The core purposes of our data processing are to:

Administer funding to local community groups and charities;

​We collect the following information:

​This includes information provided when you make an enquiry, visit our social media channels, complete a survey or register for our newsletter.

​Our website may include links to websites run by other organisations. The Stephen Clements Foundation is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites and you should read their privacy policies carefully.

Protecting your data
We keep your data secure in our database which has appropriate security mechanisms in place.

We do not share your data with anyone unless it is necessary for the purpose for which you have given us the data and/or we are legally required to. Examples of when we are required to share your data:

We will share information on funding applicants with trustees. These are trusted individuals working with the Foundation. We will also publish data on funding recipients for groups/organisations (amounts/names/purpose) but we anonymise details for any individual grantees;

Our responsibilities
We are required to tell you the basis on which we process your data which will be:

Your rights
You have a variety of rights about the way we process your data. These are as follows:

Contacting us
If you have any questions about this privacy policy or have a query about the way in which we process your data, please contact us below:


Telephone: 02895704609