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We only collect information that will help us make the site work better for you, let us contact you if you've asked us to, let us give you accurate information on our funding if you ask for it and give us a sense of how people are using the site so we can keep improving it.

This privacy policy only applies to our website. You can view a separate privacy policy on how we collect and use your information if you apply for a grant from us.

The information we collect

We collect the following information from people visiting the website:

  • The questions, queries and feedback people leave, including your email address if you send us email
    Visitors' IP addresses, and details of which browser they used.
  • Information on how people use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques.
  • If you send us feedback, a record of your message will be kept in line with our archive and retention policy.

We use small data files stored on your computer called 'cookies'. Most large websites do this. They help us improve the website experience for you. Find out what we use them for, and how to control their use on our cookies section below.

How we use your information

Any information we collect is used to:

  • improve the content and design of the website
  • contact visitors (with their permission) to respond to feedback.

We’ll never share or sell your information with other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your personal information to any other website. We do however use our cookies to gather information about how people use our website using analytics.

Connecting to other websites

This site contains links to and from websites of other organisations. This privacy policy (the one you're reading) only applies to this Big Lottery Fund site.

Following a link to another website

If you go to another website from this one, please read the privacy policy on that website if you want to know what it does with your information.

Following a link to Big Lottery Fund from another website

When you come to us from another website, we may get personal information about you from the other website. You should read the privacy policy of websites you visit that link you to us if you want to know about this.

Read about our cookies policy