Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire

Privacy Notice for Grant Awards and Funding from Think Active 

Think Active (formerly CSW Sport) Complies with the Data Protection Act and the GDPR. 


This Privacy Notice explains how personal information is going to be used, what for, who it will be shared with and why when applying for Funding from Think Active.

Why we collect and use Personal Data about you

We collect and hold personal information from organisations who have applied to Think Active for Grant Funding


We use this information to:

  • Review an application you have submitted to Think Active for funding
  • Contact you to discuss an application you have submitted to Think Active for funding
  • Make payments of the fund if your application is successful
  • Support the monitoring and evaluation
  • Report to Sport England (where they have provided the funding)
  • Promote successful applicants via Think Active social media channels and with partners (we would only ever promote your organisation name, funding amount, project description and any photographs or case study you have given us consent to use)
  • Signpost to alternative support which may be available to successful and unsuccessful projects
  • Help us to develop and improve our services.


We process personal data where we have received informed consent to do so.


What information do we collect about you?

We will collect information that Think Active require to discuss and process the funding application. This includes:

  • Organisation name
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Email
  • Contact Phone Number


Who we share your personal Data with

We will share data with:

  • Sport England- to send them reports as the funder of the grants
  • General public through Think Active digital media (website & social media) to promote successful applicants and share case studies including videos and photographs. We will not share personal data.
  • Think Active Partners, to promote successful applications, prevent duplication of funding, planning for future investment streams or to offer alternative or additional support to successful and unsuccessful applicants where available




Date of last review: March 2022

How long will we keep your information?

We will only keep your information for as long as we need to. So, we can give you the service you need, unless we must keep it for legal reasons.


Your Rights

You have the right to:

  • Ask to see the personal information we hold about you
  • Ask us to change information we hold about you if it is wrong
  • Ask us to delete the information we hold about you
  • Ask us to limit the way we use your personal Information
  • Data portability (have your data transferred to another Authority)
  • Complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office


To exercise any of these rights please contact Think Active by emailing


Withdrawal of Consent

Where personal data is processed on the basis of consent, you will have the right to withdraw that consent.



You have the right to submit a complaint if you are unhappy with the way your request is handled or disagree with a decision made by the council regarding your data. In these circumstances you can contact the Data Protection Team (DPO) and request a review of the decision.


If you are not satisfied with any outcome from the DPO you may wish to apply to the Information Commissioners Office at:

The Information Commissioners Office,

Wycliffe House,

Water Lane,



SK9 5AF.





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