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Privacy Notice: Processing your application

In order to process your application, the Health Foundation needs to collect and process your personal information.

The Health Foundation is the Data Controller (as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998 and all applicable laws which replace or amend it, including the General Data Protection Regulation) who will collect and process your personal data.

Please refer to our Privacy Notice for full details of what data we collect about you, how we use it, who we share it with, how long we keep it and your rights relating to your personal data. Our Privacy Notice is available on our website.

In summary, we will collect and process your information to assess your application for Q Exchange.

The information we collect will be;

a. Name, job title, organisation name and contact details such as email address which will be sourced from your Q member profile.

b. Processing requires your application information and personal details to be shared with third parties including assessors, Q partner organisations (See the full list on the Q website), Q website developer (The Bureau), and Q service providers.

c. We will ensure that all parties we share your data with keep your information secure and do not use it for any other purposes than those which we have specified in the Privacy Notice.

d. We will share your information if we are required to by law.

e. We will retain this data for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity. We may keep some of your data indefinitely.

If you have any concerns about how your personal data is being collected and processed, or wish to exercise any of your rights detailed in our Privacy Notice please contact:

The Health Foundation Data Protection Officer (DPO)
8 Salisbury Square, London,EC4Y 8P


Telephone: 020 7257 8000

By submitting your idea on the Q website, you give permission for details of the application to be shared under the above terms.