Privacy Policy

Scottish Hydro Electric Community Trust is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. This page explains our policy on collecting, storing, and processing your personal information, and the steps you can take to protect your privacy on our website.

References to “us”, “we” or “our” are to (and for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the Date Controller is) Scottish Hydro Electric Community Trust, registered Scottish charity number SC27243 of Inveralmond House, 200 Dunkeld Road, Perth PH1 3AQ.

If you have any questions please contact the Trust Secretary on 01738 512616

The information we collect and how we use it

  • In order for us to provide to you and for you to use the services available on this website we need to know some of your personal information.
  • We need this information so we can process your application and communicate with you on any matter relating to your application to the Trust and/or provision of the services in general. We may pass your details to a third party for the provision of services. But your information will not be used for any other purpose.
  • By submitting your application you agree to your information being used in accordance with this Policy.

Financial information

We only collect financial information that you knowingly supply in support of your application to the Trust. This information is encrypted and stored on secure servers so that your application can be accessed and processed by the Trust.

How we protect your information

  • We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal data including the use of 128 – bit technology.
  • We also keep your information confidential. Our internal procedures cover the storage, access and disclosure of your information.
  • Our site may link to other websites and we are not responsible for their data policies, procedures or their content.


A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded from a website to your computer, to make the site easier to use in a number of ways: it may store details that you submit on the site, such as your personal settings and your location so you don’t need to enter the information more than once. We may create and access cookies on your PC. Cookies are small text files stored in your web browser, which van identify you when you visit our website.

Accessing your information

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. To request a copy please contact the Trust Secretary in writing accompanied with the applicable £10 fee.