Privacy Policy

We value your privacy

We only collect information that will help us make the site work better for you, let us contact you if you've asked us to, let us give you accurate information on our funding if you ask for it and give us a sense of how people are using the site so we can keep improving it.

This privacy policy only applies to our website. You can view a separate privacy policy on how we collect and use your information if you apply for a grant from us.

The information we collect

We may collect the following information from people visiting the website:

  • Names, addresses and any other contact information including your email address if you have provided this.
  • The questions, queries and feedback people leave.
  • Visitors' IP addresses, and details of which browser they used.
  • How people use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques.
  • A record of any feedback will be kept in line with our archive and retention policy, if you send us any.
  • Please note you must obtain consent first before giving us anyone else’s information.

We use small data files stored on your computer called 'cookies'. Most large websites do this. They help us improve the website experience for you. Find out what we use them for, and how to control their use on our cookies section below.

How we use your information

We may use the information we collect to for the following reasons:

  • improve the content, design and experience of this website,
  • improve our services and products
  • contact visitors (with their permission) to respond to feedback they have provided.
  • We will not share any personal information you give us, with other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes. However, if you have voted then we may share your vote with our Partners, please refer to our Voting Terms and Conditions.

We do however use our cookies to gather information about how people use our website using analytics.

Connecting to other websites

This site contains links to and from websites of other organisations. If you go to another website from this one, please read the privacy policy on that website if you want to know what it does with your information. You should note that we do not have any control over that other 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. This privacy policy (the one you are reading) only applies to this The People's Project site.

Following a link to Big Lottery Fund from another website

When you come to us from another website, we may get personal information about you from the other website. You should read the privacy policy of websites you visit that link you to us if you want to know about this.

Read about our cookies policy