NWEDR Privacy Notice

Council Service

North Worcestershire Economic Development and Regeneration (NWedR)

Information we collect

  • Name
  • Address
  • Gender
  • Age
  • Ethnicity
  • Disability
  • Religion
  • Sexuality
  • Contact Details
  • Bank Account Details
  • Business Development Plans (commercially sensitive)
  • Employee Information (including Payroll)

The reasons we use your data

  • To administer business support programmes
  • To engage with local businesses and offer support and advice
  • To refer to relevant support programmes
  • To assist in the preparation of grant applications
  • To evaluate grant applications including assessing eligibility
  • To monitor business survival rates
  • To evaluate the performance / impact of business support programme
  • To engage with local businesses and offer support and advice

To send marketing:

  • To raise awareness of our services and to promote regeneration activities and initiatives being delivered within the North Worcestershire area
  • Service improvement and planning
  • To undertake market research on economic strategies, policies and projects inc. Consultations and engagement events
  • To undertake customer surveys – these are usually anonymous with no personal company details disclosed

Why we are allowed to use your

  • Contract
  • Consent

Who we can share your data with

  • Elected Members & MPs (as your representative)
  • Government Departments and Partner organisations i.e. Worcestershire County Council, Local Enterprise Partnerships, Growth Hubs (Worcestershire Business Central & Greater Birmingham Solihull Growth Hub)
  • Customer Relationship Management providers i.e. Alcium, Tractivity
  • Other local authorities i.e. Bromsgrove District Council, Redditch Borough Council, Worcestershire County Council
  • Business Support Programme Delivery Partners and contractors i.e. Blue Orchid,  BizSmart, Borwell Fox, Baldwins
  • Redditch Business Centres tenants’ information is only given out to Redditch Borough Council income/Business Rates department and no other department without consent.


When computers make any decisions about you

Not applicable

When your data gets sent to
other countries

Not applicable