Privacy Notice


This website is owned and operated by the Marjorie Willis Educational Foundation (MWEF).

MWEF takes data privacy seriously and the privacy of your information is of crucial importance for us.
This privacy notice explains how we may collect and process information about:

Visitors to our website, individuals and corporations who use our services, supporters of the charity and Grant applicants.

We use cookies on our website, which is further explained in the Use of Cookies.


On various occasions, including through forms on our website, we may invite you to submit your contact details and/ or other information about yourself or your organisation, or we may invite you to send us emails, which will also identify you.


In each case, the purpose for which you are invited to provide us with information should be listed.
We will not use your information for purposes that are not clear when you provide your details and we will not disclose it outside MWEF, except to service providers acting on our behalf or in other very limited circumstances, for example, with your consent or where we are legally obliged to do so.

Where you no longer wish to receive information from us, we will in each correspondence with you provide you with an opportunity to inform us that you no longer wish to receive such information from us.
Alternatively you can contact us and we will update or delete the information we hold about you.

When applying for a grant from us or when providing your contact details via this website, you can expect to be contacted by us via telephone and / or email in relation to the request and / or announcements or updates to our products and services.

Whenever sending an email or other communication to us, we may retain this communication in order to process your queries, respond to requests and/ or improve our services.

We will not keep your data longer than is necessary, it will be securely deleted in accordance with our data protection policy. e.g. 2 years from last contact or 6 years for gift aid records. 

MWEF stores information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and is currently exempt from ICO registration. (This will be reviewed should our use change).

This is described in our data protection policy.

Disclaimer:  Transmission of data on the internet can never be ultimately secure. 
We do not and cannot guarantee security of information collected electronically or transmitted; however, we take all necessary steps to provide the best security available. 
As a result of our inability to completely guarantee safety, you are submitting information to us at your own risk.


We use cookies on our website, which is further explained below:

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. Cookies help make this website work and provides information to us about how users interact with our website.

By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device(s).

Further details on cookies and our application of cookies can be found in the Use of Cookies.


For further information about the data that MWEF has stored about you, please see our data protection policy or contact us.

In that respect, you may free of charge request that incorrect data about you is corrected or that we cease to process data about you.


The use of this website is governed by English law, and any disputes relating to or arising out of this website shall be dealt with by the English courts.

Privacy of Information Submitted by Supporters in relation to their donations and Gift Aid Claims

Marjorie Willis Educational Foundation needs to store information relating to Supporters and their Donations.

Our primary record of donors and donations is held on the donation manager platform operated by Raise Your Profile Ltd.

Additionally we use third party payment providers to ensure we meet the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) to protect cardholder information.   These systems will hold the information needed for the processing of payments.

Please note that these payment providers have their own privacy policies, we can provide details if required.

If payment information is provided to MWEF using paper forms, we will keep these securely and destroy them when no longer required.

Privacy of Information Submitted by Supporters via third parties

We use third party providers for some of our fundraising activities, this includes, and others.
These third party providers all have their own privacy policies which we will comply with.
These providers usually allow us to export supporter contact information where consent has been given.
We will usually import this information into donation manager. Our primary record of supporter’s donors and donations.
For example, see the Privacy Policy related to mobile lotteries.