By submitting an application for a Charity Grant from the MCF, you agree that the Masonic Charitable Foundation 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.

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