Privacy Policy


The Savoy Educational Trust is a registered charity (charity number 1161014 whose registered office is at 6 Trull Farm Buildings, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8SQ.

We are a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) and the UK General Data Protection Regulations (UK GDPR).

This privacy and data protection statement sets out how The Savoy Educational Trust uses and protects any information provided to us by potential applicants and grantees. Where information is provided during the application process by which individuals can be identified, The Savoy Educational Trust will only use that information in accordance with this privacy statement.

We will only collect the minimum amount of information necessary to carry out the aims of The Savoy Educational Trust or to comply with our legal responsibilities.

How we process information

We will only use personal information for the purpose for which it has been given, will not keep it for longer than necessary and will destroy the information securely according to our data retention policy. Information provided through grant applications will be retained for up to eight years, after which time it will be destroyed.

We work in partnership with an organisation called The Trust Partnership who support us with the grant administration process. Details of any successful grant applicants will be shared securely with The Trust Partnership solely for the purposes of administrative processing. All data will be stored and transferred securely and managed in accordance with GDPR legislation.

Grant applications submitted through the website (

If personal information within a grant application is submitted online the applicant is responsible for confirming that the written agreement and permission of any individuals identified in an application has been obtained to pass their personal information to The Savoy Educational Trust. We will only use this information for the purposes of assessing an application, managing, or monitoring any grant awarded, related administration or research purposes, annual reporting, and for sharing relevant information to other funding organisations, if requested, to use in their own assessment of applications and managing or monitoring of grants awarded.

Links to other websites

Where our website contains links to other websites, we do not have any control over that other website and cannot therefore be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which is provided whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

Protecting your data

The secure protection of your information is extremely important to us, and we have implemented controls and measures to remove risks to your information and protect against loss, misuse, or unauthorised access.

Data Transfer

We do not transfer any personal data outside of the European Economic Area (EEA).

Website Cookies

We only use necessary cookies to enable website core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Accessing and updating your information

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, or want to request an update to your information or to ask for a copy of the personal information we hold about you, you can contact us;

  • By post: for the attention of the Grants and Trust Administrator, The Savoy Educational Trust, 6 Trull Farm Buildings, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8SQ
  • By email: [email protected]

If you are not satisfied with the way we have processed your data you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). You can contact them by telephone at 0303 123 1113 or online at

Changes to our Privacy Statement

We keep our privacy statement under regular review. It was last updated in December 2023.