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The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (HotSW LEP) takes the privacy of your information very seriously and this policy explains how we collect, use and dispose of your information, the conditions under which we disclose it and how we keep it secure.
The Heart of the South West (HotSW) LEP is a strong and dynamic business-led partnership between the private sector, local authorities, universities and colleges. LEPs cover England and are a key part of how Government delivers its economic policy. LEPs are business led and partner local business leaders with local authorities and education to determine and deliver against local economic priorities.
The HotSW LEP is constituted as a Community Interest Company – a corporate body; it enters into agreements and holds funds via an accountable body local authority which acts on its behalf, ensuring robust processes around handling of public funds. Somerset Council is the accountable body for Heart of the SW, with Devon County Council being the accountable body for Growing Places Funding. The LEP’s company registration number is 08880546 (England & Wales), registered address is Heart of the South West LEP, Exeter Science Park, Unit FO6, 6 Babbage Way, Clyst Honiton, Exeter EX5 2FN.
In the course of delivering to its remit under local economic development, the LEP may collect data from you in the following ways:
In these cases the LEP will collect your name, job title and contact information; email addresses and/or telephone number
In addition the LEP could also collect data from you in the following ways:
This additional information could include the following though will vary from time to time and will be determined by the purpose the data is being collected for. You will be made aware which information the LEP is collecting at the time:
We may use your data for the following reasons:
This may involve sending you details of news, events and funding opportunities that may be of interest of you. The LEP will seek your consent over this contact and you are able to change your contact preferences at any time.
The LEP will ask your consent regarding the purpose your data is used for. Where the LEP intends to use your data other than the purpose for which it was gathered, we will ask your permission for this beforehand.
Data is retained as long as is necessary for the relevant activity or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us or as set out in any statutory obligations the LEP may have.
The LEP does not use any automated decision-making in conducting its business.
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All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling HotSW LEP to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
The cookies on the Heart of the South West’s website are only used when you log in as a member, holding you in your logged in session.
The LEP uses analytical/performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser and delete Cookies at any time.
It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help provided by your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting privacy settings.
Your data is held by the LEP or organisations delivering LEP business on its behalf. We will not sell or share your information to third parties for marketing purposes. In conducting LEP business:
Your data is stored on SharePoint on an office 365 a cloud based filing system and is accessed via password login and/or accessed securely through a browser. In delivering their services on behalf of the LEP or related to the LEP, our accountable bodies will in turn hold your data on their systems as set out in their policy.
Unless otherwise notified your data is held within the European Economic Area and therefore its security and use is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation. Where, in the course of delivering LEP business, your data may be held outside the EEA, you will be notified of this at the time and you will have the option to amend your preferences for how your data is handled in these situations.
With regard to your stored data your rights include the following; please contact the LEP on firstname.lastname@example.org with regard to handling your data under any of these rights and we will provide a response within 3 working days:
Where your data is being collected, e.g. by completing a form on our website, you will be given the option to choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information.
Data security is of great importance to HotSW LEP and to protect your data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected via this website.
If password access is required for certain parts of the website, LEP staff are responsible for keeping passwords secure and confidential.
Whilst the LEP has policies to protect your data please note that transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your data transmitted to the website.
We will inform you if a breach occurs and that we consider your data exposure to be a risk to you and your rights.
Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
You may contact HotSW LEP by email at email@example.com with regard to any part of this policy.
Definitions and Interpretation
Version 1.0 – May 2018 Janet Powell
David Ralph started as Chief Executive of Heart of South West LEP at the beginning of June 2018. Previously, he had spent 5 years as CEO of the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (D2N2) LEP from 2013 where he oversaw the development of the D2N2 Strategic Economic Plan and sector strategies, 3 Growth Deals with HM Government to deliver a £1billion capital investment programme, securing and implementing £200m ESIF programme, the Derby and Nottingham Enterprise Zone, the D2N2 Skills Deal and Time for Innovation programme, community fund and led the executive team to develop the HS2 East Midlands hub. He was also closely involved in the proposed North Midlands Devolution Deal and one of the key architects in establishing the Midlands Engine, chairing the officer steering group. Whilst in this role David was a NED of the Nottingham Enterprise Zone, and Marketing NG, the Outer Estates Foundation and a Governor of Nottingham College and on the advisory Board of Nottingham Business School.
Before the East Midlands, David was CEO of the Have Gateway Partnership working closely with local stakeholders including the ports of Felixstowe, Harwich and Ipswich and BT Adadastral Park across Suffolk and Essex and prior to that was Chief Exec of the Barton Hill New Deal for Communities programme in Bristol and the Nelm Development Trust in Norwich.
David is a keen sailor, walker and trail runner.