We value your privacy and are committed to meet our obligations under GDPR regulations.


Last updated: 17th January 2022

This privacy policy explains how we collect and process data received from you on our site. Please read the following carefully to understand how we treat your data, and if you have any comments on this privacy policy, please email them to

This privacy policy references GDPR. For the avoidance of doubt, this relates to General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament, concerning the protection of natural persons with regards to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.

Who we are

Linda’s Fund is a registered Scottish Charitable Unincorporated Organisation with charity number SC038778.

Our data controller contact details are:

Our website is:

Our organisation is: Linda’s Fund, a registered charity in Scotland

Our Data Protection Officer is the Chairman of the Trustees who can be contacted on

What we may collect

We may collect and process the following data about you through:

Information you put into forms and input fields on our website.

A record of any correspondence between us

Details of your visits to our site and the resources you use

Information about your computer (e.g. your IP address, browser, operating system, etc.) for system administration and to monitor site useage.

Examples of why we process your personal data include:
· To keep you updated on our work and the impact of your support
· To make sure you know about events that you can participate in
· To invite you to participate in campaigns or make you aware of relevant campaigns
· To support you as a volunteer
· To provide information you have requested
· To check with you on how you want us to contact you, and record these preferences
· To keep notes of conversations that you have with our team as a reference if you want to revisit the conversation later
· To notify you of changes to our policies when these affect you
· To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective way for you and your computer

· If we need to do so to comply with a law, process or regulatory requirement

The information that we collect
The personal data that we collect about you will be based on how you interact with us, but we collect the following information from many of our supporters:
· Your name
· Your postal and email addresses
· Your telephone number or numbers
· Details of any correspondence that we have had with you.
· How you would like to hear from us, and when you told us this
· Events that you have taken part in or enquired about.
· Campaigning actions or voluntary work that you have taken on our behalf

We take the privacy and security of your data seriously, and we are bound under GDPR to ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights.


The site uses cookies or similar technology to collect information about your access to the site. Cookies are pieces of information that include a unique reference code that a website transfers to your device to store and sometimes track information about you.

A few of the cookies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are used to remember you when you return to the site and will last for longer. All cookies used on our site are set by us.

Most computer and some mobile web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. Please note however, that by blocking or deleting cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the site.

Our cookies will be used for:

Essential session management

we may log information from your computer including the existence of cookies, your IP address and information about your browser program in order to allow us to diagnose problems, administer and track your usage of our site.

Performance and measurement

collecting statistical information about how our users use the site so that we can improve the site and learn which parts are most popular to users.

How we use what we collect

If you don't want receive communication from us, please tick the relevant box that you will find on forms while logged in to our website or contact us.

In addition, if you don’t want us to use your personal data for any of the other reasons, you can let us know at any time by contacting us at, and we will delete your data from our systems. However, you acknowledge this will limit our ability to provide our services to you, both now and in the future.

In some cases, the collection of personal data may be a statutory or contractual requirement, and we will be limited in the services we can provide you if you don’t provide your personal data in these cases.

Where we store your data

We may transfer your collected data to storage outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may be processed outside the EEA in order to use our trusted third party hosting or email providers. By giving us your personal data, you agree to this arrangement. We will do what we reasonably can to keep your data secure.

For donation payments, we do not receive or store your confidential payment method information - this is sent directly to our payment providers.

We only keep your personal data for as long as we need to in order to use it as described above, and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it. In any event, we will conduct an annual review to ascertain whether we need to keep your personal data. Your personal data will be deleted if we no longer need it.

Disclosing your information

We are allowed to disclose your information in the following cases:

If we transfer ownership of our website in the future, we can disclose it to the acquirer.

We can disclose it if we have a legal obligation to do so, or in order to protect other people's property, safety or rights.

We can exchange information with others to protect against fraud or credit risks.

We may contract with third parties to supply services to you on our behalf. These may include payment processing and search engine facilities. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data.

Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under GDPR and the law.

Your rights

You can ask us not to use your data for marketing. You can do this by ticking the relevant boxes on our forms, or by contacting us at any time at Under the GDPR, you have the right to:

request access to, deletion of or correction of, your personal data held by us at no cost to you;

request that your personal data be transferred to another person (data portability);

be informed of what data processing is taking place;

restrict processing;

to object to processing of your personal data; and

complain to a supervisory authority.

To enforce any of the foregoing rights or if you have any other questions about our site or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

Links to other sites

Please note that our terms and conditions and our policies will not apply to other websites that you get to via a link from our site. We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.


If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page.

Linda’s Fund

Registered Charity SCO38778