Charity Grants Privacy Notice

This Notice explains how Masonic Charitable Foundation (Registered charity number 1164703, Company number 09751836) will use the data you provide to us for the purposes of considering your organisation for a grant.

By submitting an application for a charity grant from the Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF), you agree that the MCF will hold and process any personal data provided in this grant application in accordance with all current data protection legislation and in line with our Data Protection Policy.

We will use this information for the purposes of assessing your application, managing or monitoring any grant awarded, related administration, promotion or research purposes, and for sharing relevant information to other funding organisations to use in their own assessment of applications and managing or monitoring of grants awarded. Data will be retained for a reasonable period, in accordance with our data retention policies, after which time it will be destroyed.

Some or all of the information you provide to us may be shared with a Lodge or Metropolitan, Provincial Grand Lodge or associated Masonic charity in order to promote the grant or if we believe one or more may be able to assist you with funding.

We wish to take good care of personal data, and only process personal data necessary for our purposes. For this reason we strongly advise that you do not provide details of named or identifiable individuals (e.g. their job title, connection to your organisation, physical attributes or other description etc.) either in details of beneficiaries supported, in case studies provided, or in any other information. Should you have particular reasons why such information should be provided to us, please contact us before sending us the information.

Updating this Privacy Notice

We may update or amend this Privacy Notice from time to time, to comply with law or to meet our changing business requirements. When we update our Privacy Notices and Policy, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, consistent with the significance of the changes we make. Any updates or amendments will be posted on our website mcf.org.uk/privacy/

The Masonic Charitable Foundation is a Data Controller registered with the Information Commissioner’s Off­ice, Registration number ZA161045.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about how we process your data or would like more information then please contact us:

Data Protection Lead
Brenda Nurse, Company Secretary
Masonic Charitable Foundation
60 Great Queen Street
London WC2B 5AZ

Telephone number: 020 3146 3304 / Email address: bnurse@mcf.org.uk

This Notice was updated on 14/03/23 and will be reviewed on 14/03/24.

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