Privacy & Cookie Policy

What data do we collect?

We will collect and store all information provided via our online application form.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide most of the data we collect. We collect and process data when you:

  • Complete our online application form
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies

How will we use your data?

We collect your data so that we can:

  • Consider your application for a grant
  • Contact you via email, post or telephone

Will we share your data?

We will only share your data with a third party where it is necessary for us to do so to comply with laws or regulations, or to provide grants or products or services to you or to enable us to perform our function as a charity registered with the Charity Commission. In any other case where we believe we should share data with a third party we will seek your prior approval.

How do we store your data?

We will securely store your data electronically in our office in Bristol. We have taken appropriate measures to ensure the security of your data.


We will not send any marketing material.

What are your data protection rights?

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of your data protection rights. You are entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – you have the right to request copies of any of your personal data that we hold. We reserve the right to charge a fee for this service.
  • The right to rectification – you have the right to request that we correct any information we hold that you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to complete any information we hold about you that you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure – you have the right to request that we erase any personal date we hold about you, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing – you have the right to restrict the processing of any personal date we hold about you, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing – you have the right to object to the processing any personal data we hold about you, under certain conditions..
  • The right to data portability – you have the right to request that we transfer the data we have collected about you to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email address: or write to us at The Hargreaves Foundation, Suite 7, Somerset House, 18 Canynge Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 3JX

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. Some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

Our website may contain links to other website. Our privacy policy applies only to our website.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us at or The Hargreaves Foundation, Suite 7, Somerset House, 18 Canynge Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 3JX

Information Commissioner’s Office

We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office. Should you wish to report a complaint or feel your concern has not been addressed in a satisfactory manner, you may contact them directly on 0303 123 1113.