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North Worcestershire Economic Development and Regeneration (NWedR) privacy notice

Data we collect

The information we collect varies according to the purpose but would comprise some or all of the following:

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

Why we collect and use this information

  • 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 data

  • 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

Further information

For enquiries about this privacy notice and for deletion of data held under consent please email NWedR

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