Privacy policy

This website is controlled by The George Fentham Birmingham Charity (registered charity number 214487) c/o Cobbetts LLP One Colmore Square (the “Charity”).  We aim to comply with all UK data protection legislation.  Further details of the personal data we hold, and how we use it, can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website under registration number Z2721205.

Information about you

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information about you: information that you provide to us through our website (including any contact forms) or otherwise in connection with any services or benefits that we may provide to you; your interest in our grant programmes, and any other information that you choose to send to us. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

We may use your personal information in connection with any services, grants, or benefits that we may provide to you or which you tell us that you are interested in; monitoring of web traffic, to give feedback, or to send surveys asking for feedback on our services. Apart from this we will not process any personal data collected through this website unless we have first told you how we are going to do so or that it is obvious.

We may collect information about the software on your computer (e.g., your browser version) and your IP address (your connection with the internet) in order to improve your interaction with this website.  This may happen automatically without your being aware of it.

We would like to be able to contact you from time to time with information about our Charity or about services which we think you may be interested in. We will not contact you by email or SMS unless you tell us that you are happy for us to do so.

Disclosure of your personal information

We will not sell your personal information other than in the unlikely event that we sell a substantial part of the Charity’s assets.  We may share your personal information with a subcontractor, agent or advisor who may from time to time carry out activities or perform services on our behalf. We may also share your information with third parties if this is necessary in connection with any service, benefit or grant provided by us.

We may disclose your personal information to a third party if we have any legal obligation to do so.

Links to other websites

Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to use your personal information for direct marketing purposes.

You have a right to know what personal information we hold, who we acquired it from, how we process it, and who we disclose it to.  We will charge a fee of £10 for dealing with your request.

You have a right to ask us not to process your personal data in a way that is likely to cause you unwarranted and substantial damage or distress.

These statutory rights are qualified by exceptions and exemptions in the legislation. To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at the address shown above or send an email to us at george.fentham@cobbetts.com.