We will only ever collect information that is relevant to your application or queries to the Childcare Business Grants Scheme.

Collection of your personal information

We collect the following information from people visiting the website:

  • your IP address and details of which version of a web browser you are using;
  • information on how people use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques, to help us improve the website and our services.

Use of your personal information

We collect and use your personal information to operate the Childcare Business Grants Scheme. If you agree through the application process, we will also contact you after you have received your grant to understand how you have used it and find out about the difference it made to setting up your childcare business.

Security of your personal information

Information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data and you have the right to access information held about you and request that your data be erased. We will not sell, rent or lease our customer lists to third parties. For more information on the Data Protection Act, visit the Information Commissioner’s Office website.

External websites

Whilst we endeavour to ensure the content and relevance of external websites is correct, Ecorys UK cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies of other sites. Please do not assume that external websites follow our Privacy Policy.

Contact information

If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at