Privacy Policy

The Mary Salmond Trust is committed to processing data in accordance with its responsibilities under the General Data Protection Register (GDPR).The Trust require to hold the personal information you submit in order to process your Funding Application received by the Trust. This policy applies to all personal data processed by the Charity.  

Security and Retention of Records 
Any information you provide to the Trust will be kept confidential to the Trust. We will not disclose this information to other individuals or external agencies without your permission unless we are legally obliged to do so.   The Charity shall ensure that personal data is stored securely. The Trust retain records for a period of three years. After this time, your data will be disposed of securely.  In the event of a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data, the Charity shall promptly assess the risk to people’s rights and if appropriate report this breach to the ICO.

Accessing Personal Data 
Individuals have the right to access their personal data The Trust holds about you, any such requests made to the charity shall be dealt with in a timely manner. To request a copy of your personal data, please contact the chair.

If you wish to raise concerns about the way in which the Trust hold your data, please contact the Chair who will investigate the matter. If you are not satisfied with the response, or believe the Trust is not processing your personal data in accordance with the law, you can complain to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO). For more information please refer to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

Who we are

The Mary Salmond Trust was set up in 2007 by the former First Minister Alex Salmond in memory of his mother Mary Salmond.

Who we've helped

In the year to 31 March 2020 the Trustees met 3 times and approved 23 applications for funding support totalling £8,826

Apply for a grant

The Mary Salmond Trust provides financial assistance to individuals and organisations in North East Scotland who meet set criteria.