The Lauderdale Trust (registered charity no. 1195066) takes the privacy and security of your personal information extremely seriously. We are committed to protecting your personal information and being transparent about the information we hold about you and how we use it.

This privacy notice sets out how we collect and process your personal information (the information which identifies you) and lists your rights in relation to your personal information.

If you have any queries about this privacy notice, please contact us at

What personal information will we collect?

The personal information we collect and process may include, but not be limited to:

  • Names and contact information such as telephone numbers, email and postal addresses
  • Such other information that is relevant and necessary for us to carry out our activities, charitable purposes and legal obligations

How do we collect your personal information?

When you (as an organisation or an individual) make an inquiry in person, by phone, email or other means, or submit an expression of interest or application for grant funding to us, we will process all the information you give us about yourself and the people you reference to us. Indirectly, we may obtain or receive additional details about you or the people you reference from publicly available sources, including your website and the Charities Commission.

How do we use your personal information?

Your personal information will be used to maintain accurate internal records of our engagement with you. We will only use your personal information for the purposes for which it was provided to us and in ways that you would reasonably expect. These will include, but are not limited to, responding to your enquiry, assessing the suitability of your expression of interest or grant application, managing and meeting the requirements of our grant making process, and managing The Lauderdale Trust.

How do we protect your personal information?

We will not sell or exchange your personal information. We will only share your personal information where we are required to fulfil our grant award agreement with you, where we have your consent, or we are required to do so by law.

Please note that The Lauderdale Trust works alongside with The Lewin Trust (registered charity no. 1197855) and may share personal information with the other trustees and trust staff, but only if it helps support your needs.

Your rights

The UK GDPR provides you with certain rights in relation to the processing of your personal information, including:

  • the right to be informed about the collection and the use of personal information
  • the right to access personal information and supplementary information
  • the right to have inaccurate personal information rectified, or completed if it is incomplete
  • the right to erasure (to be forgotten) in certain circumstances
  • the right to restrict processing in certain circumstances
  • the right to object to processing in certain circumstances
  • the right to complain to the Information Commissioner

If you would like to exercise any of your rights, please let us know by email to

If you would like a copy of the personal information that we are holding on you, or if you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please let us know by email to We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

You can obtain further information about Data Protection and privacy laws by visiting the Information Commissioner’s website.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to third party websites that may collect your personal information. This policy does not cover external websites and we encourage you to read the privacy policies of any external websites you visit via links from this website, or links embedded in any email originating from us.  We are not responsible for their privacy practices or website content.

The Lauderdale Trust may change this policy from time to time and any such changes will be published on our website. Notwithstanding any change to this policy, we will continue to process your personal information in accordance with your rights and our obligations in law. This policy is effective from 1 February 2023.