Privacy Statement

This privacy statement sets out how The Ruby and Will George Trust uses and protects any information that you provide when using this website. Our privacy policy relates only to information that we obtain from you. If you visit a website operated by a third party through a link included on this website, you should note that such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. The Ruby and Will George Trust may change its policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What information will be collected?
The Ruby and Will George Trust may collect personal information from you via this website, for example, if you make an application for a grant. The type of information we will collect about you includes:-

your name, address, phone number and email address;
your date of birth, marital status, nationality and citizenship;
details of your current or previous employment, or your relationship to someone who is now, or has been, employed in commerce;
your financial circumstances; and
any other information you include in support of your application for a grant.

Any personal information you give to us will always be processed in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have in put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information we collect online. We will only use the personal information you provide us to deliver the services you have requested, or for lawful purposes. We will not make your personal details available outside The Ruby and Will George Trust without your consent, unless obliged to by law.

How will the information be used?
The Ruby and Will George Trust is dedicated to protecting the privacy of people who use our website. The information that you provide will only be processed for the purpose of judging the merits of your application for a grant, and to build a picture of your circumstances so that the Trustees may make an informed decision as to whether or not financial aid should be granted.

From time to time, the Ruby and Will George Trust may contact successful applicants to request a short article detailing their experiences throughout the process. Such articles will only be published on the website with the consent of the author.

This website will automatically track the following information about you in the course of you using it:-

the internet domain and IP address from where you access our website;
the type of browser software and operating system used to access our website;
the date and time you access our website;
the pages you enter, visit and exit our website from; and
if you linked to our website from another website, the address of that website.

This information is used only for system administration and for providing statistics to evaluate the use of this site. We do not use cookies for collecting personal information from this site. For your information, a cookie is a small text file that is sent to your browser by a web server and is then stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Your rights
Should you wish to obtain a copy of the personal data that we hold on you, please send an email to [email protected] If you believe that the information we hold about you is inaccurate or if you wish us to cease processing your data for any particular purpose or purposes, write to us at the above email address. If you have a complaint regarding any breach of this privacy policy, contact us at The Ruby and Will George Trust, 125 Cloverfield, West Allotment, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE27 0BE.

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