Privacy Policy


Our commitment

Helen Macpherson Smith Trust is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of those who apply for our grants, those who receive our grants and others we deal with. We ensure all information provided in and arising from grant applications will be kept confidential and we only use your personal information for the purposes for which you gave it to us. Your personal information will not be added to a mailing list or used or disclosed for any other purpose without your consent.

How we use your information

We may on occasion forward and/or discuss applications for funding with external reviewers and/or other trusts and foundations. Trustees use this to inform their decision making. We may also use information included in successful grants applications for promotional purposes.

Access to your information

You may gain access to personal information about you that we hold. You can have us correct any errors or delete the information we have about you. You may opt out of any further contact from us.

When you use our website

We collect personal information that you choose to give us (for example, your email address) if you contact us.

We may collect information about how people use this website. The information we obtain is used to help us understand users’ needs so that we can offer a better user experience. The method we use to obtain this information may use cookies to collect information about which pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got there (for example from a search engine, a link, an advertisement etc) and what you select. Information collected by the cookies (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described in Google’s Privacy Policy and for the purposes set out above. You can opt out of this if you disable or refuse the cookie, disable JavaScript, or use the opt-out service provided by Google.

If you wish to see the Privacy Policy or have any queries regarding it, please contact us here.