Privacy Policy

Who we are

The James Gillespie’s Trust (hereafter referred to as the Trust) is a registered charity.

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The Trust holds information about members provided by members when joining. This comprises names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses.

Personal information is not shared with other members or with other organisations. Personal information is used for the purposes of maintaining lists of members, distributing newsletters, helping to facilitate reunions, publicising the Trust’s events such as Open Days, publicising the occasional third party event that might be of interest to members and recording donations. 

Personal information is stored securely on a computer held by the Administrative Officer. Data is processed solely for the purposes of the Trust. The Data Protection Officer is the Administrative Officer of the Trust.

Contact forms

When you contact the Trust via the website or the Administrative Officer’s email address, the information you supply will be accessed and processed by the Administrative Officer. It will be kept for as long as is necessary for customer service purposes only, and will not be used for marketing purposes.

The information you supply via the Former Pupil form will be kept on the James Gillespie’s Trust database. Any details held in this database will not be passed on to any other organisation without your permission.


Cookies are small files that our website may place on your computer’s hard drive via your web browser, enabling us to store certain information during your visit.

We use cookies on the website to:

  • Collect anonymous visitor statistics via Google Analytics to help us improve our site
  • For certain settings such as your search selections, to persist between pages when you browse our site

Your web browser has options to control and delete cookies. Please visit for further details.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these cookies on your computer.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use Google Analytics to help us understand how visitors interact with our website. Google Analytics does not collect personally identifiable information, and we do not share our collected data with Google. Read more about Google Analytics or download the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

Changes to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

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