This Privacy policy sets out how People’s Health Trust uses and protects any information that you supply when using this website.

This includes data that is collected for direct marketing purposes and as part of the application process for our Active Communities funding programme.

Privacy statement
People’s Health Trust is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Where we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

People’s Health Trust may change this policy 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 policy is effective from May 2018.

What information do we collect for direct marketing?

We collect the following information, including some personal data:

  • name
  • contact information – for example, business or  personal email address
  • mailing preferences - the type of information you would like to receive through direct marketing from us
  • IP address of the computer you used to subscribe
  • Time and date that they subscribed to the mailing list and the specific conditions you agreed to (this is the words that appeared on the sign-up form).

 The legal basis for processing this data is consent.

When gaining consent, the Trust asks individuals to positively opt-in and give them a choice about the information that they want to receive. It displays information about consent clearly and prominently, separate from any other terms and conditions and it keeps a record of this consent. Consent can be withdrawn and mailing preferences can be changed at any time.    

You can change your mailing preferences at any time. It is not a requirement of receiving funding from us that you are subscribed to any of our mailing lists. If you wish to opt-out of any or all communications from us, your grant and relationship with us will not change.

All direct marketing activities will be carried out in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.

What information do we collect from applicants applying for Active Communities funding?

We collect the following information, including some personal and sensitive data:

  • name
  • contact information – for example, business or  personal email address
  • organisation name – the organisation that they are applying for funding on behalf of
  • IP address of the computer they used to apply
  • location – the society lottery area the organisation is based in, and the specific locations (Local Super Output Area or Scottish Data Zone codes) where people who would be involved with the project live
  • special interests – when describing the project or intended membership, applicants share with us details which may contain sensitive data relating the group membership. For example, that a project is for people who have recently left prison.

The legal basis for processing this data is legitimate interest.

What we do with the information we collect
We use this information for the following reasons:

  • internal record keeping
  • we may send you promotional emails about new grant programmes
  • we may send you information we think you may find interesting such as our newsletter
  • we may contact you for market research purposes – by email, phone or fax
  • to customise the website according to your interests/needs
  • to enable grant applications to be processed properly

Managing our use of your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties without your permission unless we are required by law to do so. You may choose to restrict the collection of your personal information for direct marketing purposes at any time.

Individuals that submit data as part of process to apply for funding have the right to obtain and reuse their personal data for their own purposes across different services. If you would like to do so, please contact us.

How to cancel permission for us to use your personal information for direct marketing
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing, you may change your mind at any time, please contact us.

How to find out what information we hold about you
You can request details of the personal information we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 2018. If you would like a copy of the information we hold about you, please contact us.

How to correct information we hold about you
If you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.

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.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies to identify which pages on our website users are visiting. This helps us analyse web traffic data to improve the user’s experience on our website. Cookies don’t give us access to your computer, identify an individual user or let us track your online activity once you leave our website. Most web browsers allow you to erase cookies from your computer’s hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. If you choose to decline cookies, this may prevent you from using all the features on our website. To find out more about our cookies, click here.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by our privacy statement. If you access other websites, these sites may collect information from you which will be used in accordance with their privacy statement. This may differ from ours, and you should exercise caution and look at their privacy statement to find out how your information is used.


You have already completed an application for funding, are you sure you would like to submit another application? You should only submit another application if it is for a different project. If you want to amend an application that has already been submitted, please call us on 020 7749 9100.

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