Privacy Policy

Our website provides an interactive environment on the internet to enable users from around the world to find, use and share information. We recognise and support the need to protect the privacy rights of our users through disclosure of our practices for collection and use of user information.

In general, you can visit this site on the web at any time without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. We log the IP address, type of operating system and browser software used by each visitor to our site, and from this information we can derive the identity of the visitor’s geographic location and Internet Service Provider. We use this data in aggregate form to build higher quality, more useful facilities by analysing the collective characteristics of our users and measuring usage of each area of our site. We may also provide statistical information based on this aggregate data to our business partners.

In some circumstances we will ask you to provide us with your email address and/or certain personal information, such as when you sign up for our newsletter or enter our competitions and promotions. We will never provide information about you to third parties. In all cases where we ask you for personal information we will: 

  • Notify you that such information is being collected, and;
  • Identify which informational items are required and which are optional, and;
  • Offer you the opportunity to opt out of receiving further information from us. 

Third Party Links 

Our site contains links to other Internet sites. We encourage all of our partners, contributors and third parties to implement policies and practices that respect the privacy of our users. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. 

Please note that we review our privacy practices from time to time, and that such practices are subject to change. We ask that our visitors periodically review this page to ensure familiarity with the most current version of our privacy statement. If you have any questions or comments about our privacy practices, you can contact us at: 

Embedded Content

MGCfutures sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube, Facebook or Twitter, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. MGCfutures does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.  

Use of cookies on our website

What is a cookie?

Like the majority of websites, our website uses cookies. These are tiny text files stored on your computer by your browser. They collect information about how you browse this website and provide information about your computer settings, your operating system and your IP address. 

They help with Google Analytics and will collect data such as: the pages you visit, dates and times, how long you spend on each page, what you click on within a page and how you found the site. We use this information to aid our website design and development and refine the messages that MGCfutures produces. These cookies don’t collect personal data such as names or addresses.

Cookies can also allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer (however, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website). If you wish to disable cookies, do a Google search for ‘How to disable cookies’ relevant to the browser you use.

Cookies set by

Cookie preferencecookie_notice_accepted1 yearThis cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies
Google Analytics _ga
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Donation widgetcf_clearance2 yearsThis cookie is set if you choose to make a donation via the Donorbox widget on our website

Data submitted via the Bursary Application form

The information supplied via our Bursary Application form is used for the purposes of short listing and awarding bursaries. Demographic information may be used to better understand our reach of applicants. The information is stored on secure servers and as one file copy. We’re committed to ensuring that the information you supply is secure and we have put in place suitable procedures to safeguard the information we collect online.

All applicant information will be stored for one year, after which it will be destroyed. For bursary recipients, we may need to store your information for longer to aid with required reporting. 

By submitting your information you agree that you are over 18 years of age.

Your Personal Data Rights

You have the right to see the personal data we hold about you and/or the right for your personal data to be deleted. We’d be happy to action the above, please let us know via the contact information below. You may be asked to put your request in writing.

Contact Information / Data Controller

MGCfutures Ltd
4th Floor, Wyndham’s Theatre
Charing Cross Road
London WC2H 0DA

Get in touch

Tel: 020 3582 7210