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Privacy Statement

This privacy statement sets out how Leicestershire & Rutland Community Foundation (LRCF) uses and protects any information that you give us.

LRCF 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.

LRCF 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 1 April 2018.


We hold data on those who have given financial or other support to the Community Foundation, any of the funds it manages e.g. Mars, Comic Relief, Big Lottery, Women in Philanthropy and Surviving Winter, those who might give financial or other support, those who apply to the Community Foundation for grants, whether on behalf of an organisation or personally, and professional contacts.


 We may collect the following information:


We will process your personal information for our legitimate business and charitable interests, which include some or all of the following:

We may combine information you provide to us with information available from external sources within our professional networks in order to gain a better understanding of our supporters and grant applicants and to improve the services that we provide.


LRCF relies on its legitimate interest to process information on donors, supporters, WiP members and other contacts, as all have expressed an interest in our activities by:  discussing or setting up a fund, attending our events, becoming a WiP member or attending WiP events and supporting the annual charities. LRCF also relies on its Legitimate Interests to process data submitted as part of a grant application in order to facilitate that application and connect the group with funds.

All communications that constitute direct marketing will only be sent by post under this basis.

For email communications, we will obtain and record explicit consent, which you can withdraw at any time by contacting us using the details below.


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.


We will not retain your information for longer than is necessary. This will normally be for a maximum of six years after our relationship with you has ceased although we are occasionally required to hold data for longer periods for research and statistical purposes or specific programmes.


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 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.


The law requires us to tell you that you have a variety of rights about the way we process your data. These are as follows:

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.

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

Leicestershire & Rutland Community Foundation

3 Wycliffe Street



If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


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