Privacy and Data Protection

Privacy and Data Protection

Information you provide

Whatever your reason for visiting our website, whenever we capture your personal details we will process your data according to the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and, after 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Data refers to personal information that we hold about you from which either on its own, or in combination with other information, you can be identified.

Processing means doing anything with your data, such as collecting, recording or holding the data as well as disclosing, destroying or using the data in any way.

We will never be intrusive or invasive of your personal privacy, nor will ask you to provide data that is irrelevant or unnecessary.

We will use strict measures and processes to ensure that the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure of your personal data is minimised as much as possible.

Any personal information that you provide will be kept confidential by us and will only be used for the purposes that have been specified.

Here we set out how we will use your data according to the reason for your visit to our website:


How We Use Your Grant Application Data

This information is being collected by Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales.

Your lead contact’s name, job title and contact details will be used to support the assessment process, to notify your organisation of the outcome of your grant application, and, if successful in securing funding, to manage your grant and development support, monitor or publicise the work we are funding and/or evaluate our grant programmes. If you are successful in your funding application, we reserve the right to share your information with appropriate parties, such as The Charity Commission and other funders, to manage the grant. If you have agreed to receive our newsletter or other communications from us, we will use this information only to provide the communications you have requested. If you agree to let us share your contact details with other charities, we will only share your details with other charities funded by us. Your data will be used only for the purposes specified.

Your data will be held on our database and will be kept for a period of 7 years.

Under the General Data Protection Regulations, you have the right:

  • Of access to your personal data – if anything is inaccurate or incorrect, please let us know and we will correct it;
  • To have your data expunged from our database.

For further information (including details on how to request a copy of your information) or to make a complaint about our use of your data, please contact the Head of Service Delivery at


Subscribing to our newsletter

If you choose to subscribe to our newsletter we will capture and store your contact details (name, organisation, email address) and add you to our circulation list.

You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time via our website or the ‘unsubscribe’ link in our newsletter.


Managing your communications preferences

You can manage your communications preferences via our website. To do this we need to capture and store your contact details (name, organisation, email address).

At any point you can amend these details and request that we remove your details from our communications lists.


Applying for a job with us

We will collect and store the following information for six months after the end of the relevant recruitment process

  • your name, address and contact details, including email address and telephone number;
  • details of your qualifications, skills, experience and employment history;
  • information about your current level of remuneration, including benefit entitlements;
  • whether or not you have a disability for which the organisation needs to make reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process;
  • information about your entitlement to work in the UK

You can see our complete Recruitment Privacy Statement on our careers page.

For further information, to access your data or to make a complaint about our use of your data, please contact the Foundation's Chief Operating Officer at


Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file sent by web servers which is placed on your computer or device. This enables the web server to identify and track individual web browsers. When visiting our website we collect standard internet log information and details of visitors behaviour patterns to help us improve your experience of our website. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.


Use of cookies

By using our website you are consenting to these cookies being placed on your browser, however, you can disable them by amending your browser settings. Details of how to do this are listed below.

Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales uses Google Analytics cookies to monitor our website performance and how visitors may be using it. These cookies provide us with statistics and other information to identify areas that may need maintenance on our website and to discover where visitors may have come from to view our website.

Google Analytics cookies do not collect any personal information - all information collected is anonymous. When you visit our website we will place the following four cookies on your computer:

  • _utma: This cookie helps to identify new or returning visitors and how long it has been since they last visited the website. We use this information to identify what content was useful for visitors. It is a persistent cookie, which means it doesn’t expire and stays on your computer unless you choose to delete it.
  • _utmb & _utmc: These cookies work together to calculate the time spent on our website. The information helps us understand what pages visitor are visiting and how much time they spend on each page. Both of these cookies are called session cookies which means they expire at the end of your session.
  • _utmz: When visiting our website from search engine results this cookie will store this information. It provides information on the search term typed in and which website visitors were on before visiting our website. This cookie updates information with each website you visit and has an expiration date set for six months.


Changing Cookie Settings

If you would prefer to disable cookies from being used on this site you can do this by amending your browser information. To do this, follow the steps on one of the guides below depending on your website browser.

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