Privacy notice

This Privacy Notice explains what personal data we collect, how we use your personal data, reasons we may need to disclose your personal data to others and how we store your personal data securely.

We must advise that this policy is subject to change, so please check our website on a regular basis for any further changes.

This privacy policy covers our website, The following questions and answers should help you to understand what information we collect, how it is used and what happens to it.

Who are we?

The Fat Beehive Foundation is a company limited by guarantee (11623805) and a UK registered charity (1185586) that provides grants to small charities. Our registered office is at 10a Lant Street, London, SE1 1QR. 

How the law protects you

Data protection laws state that we are only able to process personal data if we have valid reasons to do so. The basis for processing your personal data includes, but is not limited to, your consent, performance of a contract, to enable us to assess and process grants we assign and to contact you for customer service purposes.

We respect your privacy. We want you to have the best experience on our website, whilst keeping your information and data secure.

What information do we collect?

Non-Personal Information, such as IP address, pages viewed and files downloaded. This helps us to monitor the site’s performance, determine how many people visit the site, identify what pages are most popular, and how regularly people visit. This helps us create a better experience for visitors.

Personal Information, such as name, address, telephone number, email address, is only collected in connection with specific activities, such as grant applications.

What happens to your personal information?

Your information may be passed internally within the Fat Beehive Foundation and our professional advisers at Fat Beehive Ltd as part of the grant assessment process. Both of these organisations are bound by strict confidentiality codes and any information shared will be kept confidential and not shared with third parties,  held longer than necessary, or used for any other purpose.

Unless we have your express consent, we will only disclose personal data to external third parties if this is required for the purpose of completing your transaction with us. We ensure that all such external third parties have sound data protection policies and systems.

We have the right to disclose your data when we are legally obliged to do so.

We do not sell, rent or trade your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes without your express consent.

The Data Protection Act

Any personal information submitted via the Fat Beehive Foundation website is treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act (1998). This means that you have a right to advise us at any time if you no longer wish to receive mailings from us or other organisations with whom we cooperate.

EU Cookie Legislation

Our office is based in the UK. We are mindful of the EU-wide ‘Cookie Directive’ that came into force for the UK in May 2012. All development on our website addresses compliance with this legislation.

Data Protection Enquiries

In the first instance, any data protection questions should be emailed to us at which allows us to formally track the process. Your query will then be handled by our teams internally.