To support upcoming changes in data law (known as ‘GDPR’) we have updated our Privacy Notice.

This Privacy Notice highlights how we collect, store and use personal data. At CareTech Foundation, we are committed to protecting your personal information and respecting your privacy.


About the Foundation

The CareTech Charitable Foundation (‘CareTech Foundation’) is an independent charity with clear-sighted objectives to deliver meaningful impact to communities in need in the UK and overseas. CareTech Foundation is registered with the Charity Commission, charity number 1173154). The Foundation’s registered address is:

5th Floor, Metropolitan House, 3 Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 1AG

At CareTech Foundation, we take data protection seriously and we are committed to ensure that we are GDPR compliant. CareTech Foundation will be the Controller of the personal data and will only use your personal information when you apply to the Foundation for a grant or when you consent to being a supporter of the Foundation.


How do we collect information?

We collect information about you when you access our website through our grant application form or register your interest in the Foundation through the website or via email.

We collect personal data that allows us to communicate with you and to process grant applications. Additionally, if you consent we may email you to invite you to events that might be of interest to you or inform you of recent developments in the work of the Foundation.

Caretech Foundation complies with its obligations under the GDPR by keeping personal data up to date and by storing and destroying it securely.



The Foundation’s website uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), signified by the lock in the browser address bar, meaning that your connection to the site is encrypted and secure at all times.

The website is hosted with DigitalOcean who are GDPR compliant.



When you visit our website, we use cookies, which are small pieces of information that allow us to maintain your connection to our website. This website may use cookies for detecting what kind of device you have in order to present content in the best way, for a language switch and/or for other purposes to improve the user experience of the site. These cookies do not collect or store any personally identifiable information.

You can also refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, if you do this you may lose some useful functionality and the website may not operate as intended.

Full list of Cookies


Controlling your cookies

A number of websites provide detailed information on cookies, including and

Browser specific controls:


Google Analytics

The Foundation’s website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies (text files placed on your computer) to help the website operators analyse how users use the site.

We take your privacy seriously and for that reason this site uses the anonymizeIp method for collecting data so that your full IP address is never written to disk on Google servers. More information about IP Anonymization in Analytics.

The anonymised Google Analytics cookies are transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your anonymised IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


Why do we collect information?

We require basic personal data in order to communicate with grant applicants and supporters of Caretech Foundation. We will not collect any personal data from you that we do not need to process grant applications. We collect information in order to fulfil our charitable purposes and will always have a lawful purpose for any information we collect.


What type of information is collected?

The personal information we collect might include:

  • Your Name
  • Email Address
  • IP Address
  • Bank Details
  • Job Title
  • Staff ID (CareTech staff only)


Access to your information and correction

For further information on how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information, your rights to access information we hold on you, please contact us on