Wo we are

Emergence Foundation is a UK-based educational charity and grant-giving organisation which offers financial support to individual and group projects and initiatives that are aligned with its core mission and guiding principles.

This website at emergencefoundation.org.uk is provided by the Emergence Foundation. Our contact details are provided at the bottom of this page.

What data we collect

The personal and anonymous data we collect from you are:

  • The details you enter when you contact us through an enquiry form
  • Your browsing preferences – anonymously – through Google Analytics
  • Your IP address and login name in the logs of our security software

Why we collect your data

The data we collect through our contact forms is used to send you emails with news and updates about the grant giving process, upcoming events and to seek your views and feedback.

The data collected through Google Analytics is to get a better understanding as to how our website is being used.

The data collected by our security software is to monitor the safety of our website.


Our site puts small text files – cookies – onto your computer to collect information about how you browse our site.

Cookies are used to:

  • remember your preferences so you don’t need to enter them again
  • remember you when you are logged in to our stakeholder section
  • store details about the technology you are using to serve you the right content
  • measure how you use the website and what technology you are using

Cookies set by Google Analytics store anonymous information about:

  • the pages you visit on our website
  • how long you spend on each of our pages
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site
  • what devices and browser you are using

Most browsers will allow you to limit the use of cookies or turn them off completely. Please note however that turning off cookies might restrict your use of our website. If you would like to learn more about cookies you can visit ico.org.uk or allaboutcookies.org.

If you would like to opt-out of data collection through Google Analytics you can do so when installing this add-on.

What we do with your data and who we share it with

All of your personal data is only used for its intended purpose to keep in touch with you. None of your personal details is shared with any third party.

How long we keep your data

Any email we receive from you through our web forms will be held for the lifetime of the charity. You may request that we delete your data by contacting us. The logs of our security software are automatically deleted after 14 days.

If you wish to unsubscribe to our mailing list, we will remove your data from that list and from the website (if applicable).

Your rights

You have the right to request:

  • information about how your personal data is processed
  • a copy of that personal data
  • that anything incomplete or inaccurate in your personal data is corrected immediately
  • that your personal data is erased when you ask us to do so

If you have any of these requests, you can get in contact with us through our contact details below or through our contact page.

Changes to this policy

This privacy policy may be reviewed and changed. The last update was in July 2018. If any changes affect how your personal data is processed, we will take reasonable steps to let you know.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the data we have on you or any privacy related issues please contact us by email to:


or writing to

Emergence Foundation

27 Old Gloucester Street
United Kingdom

Charity number: 1050701
Company number: 2879087