Privacy and Cookie Policy

About this notice

This notice explains what happens to personal data Indigo Trust (the data controller) may collect during the course of its operations. The notice applies to:

  • Individuals applying for or enquiring about funding
  • Job applicants, current and former staff and members of Indigo Trust’s board
  • Individuals making enquiries or complaints to Indigo Trust
  • Visitors to our website
  • Providers of services or contractors working on behalf of Indigo Trust

Information we collect

We may collect personal information, such as your name, phone number, mailing address, financial information or email address.

You may also submit information to us via the site or by contacting us via post, email or telephone. Visitors to the website may also sign up to receive updates from us.

How we use your data

We use your data in order to fulfil our obligations as an organisation. Examples of those functions can be found throughout our site and include:

  • Providing you with updates about our work
  • Offering grants and assistance to charitable organisations
  • Responding to enquiries or applications you may have submitted
  • Improving our website by monitoring usage and traffic
  • Managing contracted services

Data sharing

We may need to share your information with other organisations that work with us in order to provide our services. In those instances, such organisations may only use the information for that purpose.

We will also release personal information where we are required to do so by law or by regulations to which we are subject, such as auditing requirements.


To estimate the number and location of visitors to our site and the content they visit within our site, we use Google Analytics. This information is processed in such as way that it does not identify individuals and is used only for analysis of website user trends. Google Analytics commonly uses the following cookies to help them do this:

Cookie NameExpiration Time Description
_ga2 yearsUsed to distinguish users.
_gid24 hoursUsed to distinguish users.
_gat1 minuteUsed to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.
AMP_TOKEN30 seconds to 1 yearContains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
_gac_ 90 daysContains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.

For more information on how Google Analytics uses the data it collects, please see here. Helpful Technology manage our website, which is maintained on the WordPress platform. They have access to information stored on our website, including analytics data.

Third Party Sites

Through this site we link to many third-party websites. Some of the most commonly used are:

Where we link to other third-party websites, we encourage you to consult the privacy policies of those sites individually.

How to contact us

If you would like further information or clarification regarding our privacy policy or to request a copy of data we hold about you, please contact us at