Privacy Notice - Growth and Development

Nature of work

To support the delivery of start up and new business support, business advice, investment and business relocation services.

Why we need your information

The information we collect about you may be used in the following ways

  • to help with providing business support services to individuals from small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) and individuals wishing to start a business
  • to provide evidence of support to the European funding body of the Enterprise Development and Growth (ERDF) programme
  • to provide demographic information to European Funding bodies

Type/Classes of information processed

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Ethnicity
  • Email Address
  • Gender identity
  • Telephone Number(s)
  • Business Registration

Who information is processed about

The classes of personal information we process include:

  • Individuals – seeking to become entrepreneurs
  • Sole trader or free lance business details  

Who information may be shared with

  • European funding agencies
  • Partner organisations
  • Relevant contractors
  • Internal record keeping

How long we will keep your information

If the information provided is evidence for a European funded programme we will keep your information on file until the funding programme is completed.  This is currently predicted to be 2033.

Transfers Overseas

Information is not transferred overseas

Further Information

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