Privacy and Cookies

Privacy Statement

The R C Snelling Charitable Trust (The Trust) is committed to only providing information to you that we believe you are interested in receiving. This privacy statement describes how The Trust uses and protects any information that you give us.

The Trust is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. The Trust may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should occasionally check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25 May 2018.


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Cookies are small data files which are stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain certain personal information about you, which help to improve websites and deliver a better and more personalised service.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to reject cookies. Please note that we do not use these types of cookies on our site. However, if you select this setting on other websites you may be unable to access certain parts of those websites. You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Please note that third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

We may provide hyperlinks to other websites outside of our site and the use of theses websites will not be governed by these Conditions. The user is responsible for checking the other websites and any privacy policies that may govern those websites to find out how their data will be treated by the operators of those websites.

Personal Data

Personal data is Data about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, e-mail address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.

Information we collect

What we do with the information we gather

We set out below the purposes for which we use the personal information we obtain and the legal basis on which we rely to process that information.

Where you have provided CONSENT

We may use and process your personal information where you have consented for us to contact you via email, text message, post or telephone with the results of your grant application

You may withdraw your consent for us to use your information in any of these ways at any time.

We will also process your personal information for our LEGITIMATE BUSINESS and CHARITABLE INTERESTS, which include some or all of the following:

The Trust will use various ways to achieve and support our mission and charitable objectives. We will process the personal information you have supplied to us to conduct and manage our business to enable us to respond to you whilst ensuring all data is secure. We will consider and balance any potential impact on you and your rights under data protection, and any other relevant law. Our legitimate business interests do not automatically override your interests.

We will employ other companies for processing credit card payments and such companies will have access to personal information needed to perform these functions, but may not use it for any other purposes and are required to process the data in accordance with the UK's Data Protection legislation.

We may obtain information from other organisations in the public domain that hold your details to ensure we keep our information up to date. This information will be obtained from places such as Companies House, Charities Commission and articles published in the national and local press.

Retention & Security

We will not retain your information for any longer than is necessary and will regularly review what information we hold and delete what is no longer required. The law allows us to process and hold your data if it is in our legitimate interest, for example information regarding donations and applications submitted to our grant programmes will be retained to allow us to maintain complete and accurate records of transactions internally.

We will keep some basic information for operational or regulatory compliance. This will include;

•contact name only

•records of previous grant awards to a charity, community group or individual

•details of any donations made by an individual or company to The Trust

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

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 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.

Staying in control of your data

Under the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) you have the right to choose to restrict our use of your personal information in the following ways:

We will not sell or distribute your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

You have the right to request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held please write to us.

If you believe that we are holding any of your information that is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email us as soon as possible and we will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Reporting a Data Protection breach

Please report any suspected breach by emailing or in writing to the Trustee at the contact address below. We will ensure that any breach is recorded and investigated immediately in house. If necessary, the breach will be reported to ICO within 72 hours of it being detected.

Contact Information:

The R C Snelling Charitable Trust

Laundry Lane

Blofield Heath

Norwich NR13 4SQ