Standard Chartered Foundation Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement for visitors to the Standard Chartered Foundation website

This Privacy Statement relates to the collection, use and disclosure of personal data, including special or sensitive personal data, by any member of the Standard Chartered Foundation (‘SCF’, ‘we’ or ‘our’). Personal data is information relating to an individual (‘you’ or ‘your’).

Personal data comprises all the details SCF holds or collects about you, directly or indirectly, your transactions, transactions you effect, financial information, interactions and dealings with SCF, including information received from third parties, the public domain, collected through use of our website, cookies, and our electronic banking services, and partnership agreements.

Visitors to our website

We collect personal data which you voluntarily provide when visiting our website. We may also collect personal data collected through cookies and similar technology – for further information on our use of cookies please read our cookie policy.

When visiting our website you may choose to provide personal data to us for the following purpose:

  • Contact us for information through email

When you provide personal data for the above purpose, we will only use your personal data for the purpose provided and for statistical analysis.

Sponsorship and donations

When deciding whether to enter into a sponsorship agreement or make a donation, we may process personal data on the person or those connected with the person who may be sponsored or to whom a donation may be made in line with our legal and/or regulatory obligations including:

  • The prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of crime in any jurisdiction (including, without limitation, money laundering, terrorism, fraud and other financial crime);
  • Government sanctions screening;
  • To comply with local or foreign law, regulations, directives, judgements or court orders, government sanctions or embargoes, reporting requirements under financial transactions legislation, and demands of any authority, regulator, tribunal, enforcement agency, or exchange body.

We may also process your personal data where it is in our legitimate interests, to seek professional advice, including, in connection with any legal proceedings (including any prospective legal proceedings), for obtaining legal advice or for establishing, exercising or defending legal rights.

Any member of SCF, including our staff and advisers, may disclose your personal data to any of the following parties for any of the purposes specified above:

  • Any member of Standard Chartered (the Group) anywhere in the world, including any officer, employee, agent or director;
  • Professional advisers (including auditors), third party service providers, agents or independent contractors providing services to support SCF’s business;
  • Any person to whom disclosure is allowed or required by local or foreign law, regulation or any other applicable instrument;
  • Any court, tribunal, regulator, enforcement agency, exchange body, tax authority, or any other authority (including any authority investigating an offence) or their agents.

located in any jurisdiction.


  • Personal data may be transferred to, or stored at, a location outside of your country of residence, which may not provide the same statutory protections for your personal data. The security of your personal data is important to us. SCF has technical and organisational security measures in place to safeguard your personal data. When using external service providers, we require that they adhere to security standards mandated by the Group. We may do this through contractual provisions, including any required by a privacy regulator, and oversight of the service provider. Regardless of where personal data is transferred, we take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that personal data is kept securely.
  • You should be aware that the internet is not a secure form of communication and sending us any personal data over the internet carries with it risks including the risk of access and interference by unauthorised third parties. Information passing over the Internet may be transmitted internationally (even when sender and recipient are located in the same country) via countries with weaker privacy and data protection laws than in your country of residence.
  • We retain your personal data in line with our legal and regulatory obligations and for business and operational purposes.


We retain your personal data in line with our legal and regulatory obligations and for business and operational purposes.


To the extent permitted by law, we may record and monitor your electronic communications with us to ensure compliance with our legal and regulatory obligations and internal policies for the purposes outlined above.

Your rights

Subject to applicable law, regulations and/or banking industry guidelines, you may have the following rights:

  • Access - To request a copy of the personal data processed in relation to you. SCF may be allowed by law to charge a fee for this.
  • Correction - To request that we correct your personal data.
  • Erasure - To ask us to delete your personal data, for example if we no longer have a valid reason to process it.
  • Object - To object to how we process your personal data. This does not mean you can decide or choose how we process your personal data other than in relation to marketing.
  • Restriction - To restrict how your personal data is processed in certain cases, such as when the accuracy of your personal data is contested.

Contacting us

The SCF can be contacted at:

Standard Chartered Bank
1 Basinghall Avenue


If you have a complaint in relation to the processing of your personal data and you are not happy with the way we deal with it, please discuss with the SCF Secretariat by emailing

You also have the right to complain to the data protection authority. Details can be provided by emailing

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time and you are advised to visit this site regularly to check for any amendments. This policy was last updated on 2 September 2019.

Linked websites

Our Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites where our online advertisements are displayed or to linked third-party websites which we do not operate or control.