Ballinger Charitable TrustPrivacy

Why do we need your information?

The Ballinger Charitable Trust provides grants to organisations; including charities and not for profit organisations. Part of the grant process is to receive applications from organisations.

Whose data do we collect
The only data we hold are of those organisations who apply to the Ballinger Charitable Trust for grants on behalf of their organisations. Applicants are asked to provide contact details.

How do we collect your data.
All the information we may hold about you has been provided directly to us by you, or by an organisation supporting you with your consent. The information is held on a database.

What we do with your data and why
We will use the information you provide to contact you as part of the grant assessment process.

Protecting your data
We keep your data secure in our database with appropriate security mechanisms in place. Our policy is not to share your data with anyone else or any other organisation, unless it is with other grant making organisations pursuant to their interest in making a grant to your organisation.

We will retain all data supplied to us for a minimum period of seven years, after which it is removed from the database.

Our responsibilities
The law require us to tell you the basis on which we process your data. If the law requires your consent to process data in a certain way then we will obtain it before carrying out that activity.
In other cases the law allows us to process data if is in our legitimate interest to do so, but only as long as we need to and your “interest or your fundamental rights and freedoms are not overriding”. In practice this means we check that we will not cause you harm by processing your data and that it is not overly intrusive.

Your rights
The law requires us to tell you that you have a variety of rights about the way we process your data such as:

Contacting us
If there are any questions about this privacy notice you can contact us at: The Ballinger Charitable Trust, P O Box 166, Ponteland, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE20 2BL

Ballinger Charitable TrustGrants in Numbers

£18m

Amount
Awarded

1550

Applications
Received

£250

Lowest Grant
Awarded

£600k

Highest Grant
Awarded