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Privacy Policy

At QEF we understand the trust you have shown by sharing your personal data with the charity. Our general privacy policy is summarised below:

At QEF we understand the trust you have shown by sharing your personal data with the charity. Our general privacy policy is summarised below:

Data Protection 

QEF understands that the privacy and the security of your personal information is extremely important. We are therefore committed to upholding the standards of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This means QEF will ensure that personal data will be:-

– Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner;
– Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes;
– Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed;
– Accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date;
– Kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed and
– Processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security.

QEF will also be responsible for, and be able to demonstrate compliance with the GDPR.

Your right to know what information we have about you, to make changes to the details or to withdraw your consent

You may edit or delete your details at any time. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

If you have any comments or questions about our privacy policies please email us at 

If you do not want to be contacted about our services, products, events, appeals, or other fundraising activities, or prefer us not to process your data in any other way, please email us on or call 01372 841132

QEF’s cookie policy

QEF uses cookies (a small piece of information sent from our website to your computer, phone or tablet and stored on your hard drive to help us to identify you quickly when you next visit). Cookies mean that a website will remember you. A cookie allows QEF to personalise the website to your requirements and avoid lengthy registration and to ensure that the website is as user-friendly as possible.

Further information

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented. However, no warranty or guarantee is made, expressed or implied, concerning the content or accuracy of the information stored and maintained within this information service. The information is presented ‘as is’.

We may change our privacy policies from time to time, so please check back periodically.

This information was last updated 6th March 2024 .

Each of our services also has a privacy policy specific to their area of operation. These can be found below:

QEF Executive Office Privacy Policy ​
QEF Central Services Privacy Policy
QEF Marketing and Communications Privacy Policy​
QEF Engagement and Partnerships Privacy Policy
QEF Mobility Services Privacy Policy
QEF Human Resources Privacy Policy
MERU Privacy Policy
The Grange (2016) Ltd Privacy Policy

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