Privacy notice

This website is owned by Rebecca Swift Foundation and for simplicity in this policy the words ‘we’ and ‘us’ and ‘our’ refer to Rebecca Swift Foundation and its affiliates.

This Privacy Notice explains the types of personal data we may collect about you via this website. It also explains how we will store and handle that data, and keep it safe.

The data being collected is browsing data for all users of the website using cookies and google analytics and personal data via our website forms.

The legal basis for collecting this data is for the purpose of running the poetry prize competition and contacting entrants and subscribers to our newsletter. For browsing data the legal basis is the warning on the website regarding cookies.

The data collected via google analytics will help us monitor and improve the website and will not be shared with third parties.

Whenever we collect or process personal data, we’ll only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.

We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below:

  • Service providers who provide IT and system administration services.
  • Professional advisers including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers
  • Government bodies that require us to report processing activities.

We require all third parties to whom we transfer your data to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only allow such third parties to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

You have the right to request a copy of your data and to have it changed or removed from our records. If you wish to do this or in the unlikely event that you have a complaint please contact us at .