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Privacy Policy

Here at Thames Valley Berkshire LEP we take your privacy seriously. To comply with the Data Protection Act 2018 and to prevent unauthorised access, we follow procedures regarding the storage and disclosure of information that you have given us.  This Privacy Policy does not apply to the  Thames Valley Berkshire Business Growth Hub, which is delivered by us. Please see the Privacy Policy applying to this activity here: https://www.berkshirebusinesshub.co.uk/privacy-policy

The type of personal information we collect

We currently collect and process the following information:

  • Personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (for example, name and contact details)
  • Personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (for example, name and contact details) from correspondence with us

How we get the personal information and why we have it

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence

Who might we share your information with?

We do not share your information with anyone outside of Thames Valley Berkshire LEP, however, our website may, from time to time, contain links to other websites which may be of interest to you.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

What do we do with your information?

We would like to send you e-updates on Thames Valley Berkshire LEP’s programmes and other stakeholder information, which may be of interest to you.

If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at any time.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:

(a) Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting us on 01189 450200 or emailing: info@thamesvalleyberkshire.co.uk

How we store your personal information

Your information is securely stored using servers located in the UK

We will dispose of your information by removing all details from our databases, cloud storage and email systems

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.

Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.

Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

You can request your information from us at any time by emailing info@thamesvalleyberkshire.co.uk

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

How to complain

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us by emailing info@thamesvalleyberkshire.co.uk or writing to us at 100 Longwater Avenue, Green Park, Reading, Berkshire RG2 6GP

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO’s address:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk