Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how the Liverpool City Region Local Growth Hub (“We”, “Us”, “Our”) collects, protects and uses the personal information received from, or in connection with your use of, the www.localgrowthhub.com  (the “Site”). It forms part of the Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy or the Terms and Conditions, you are not permitted to use and access the Site.

If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries as to how we use your personal information please contact us at localgrowthhub@liverpoollep.org.

1. Information that We collect

We collect personal information from visitors to this website when you register your details to become a Member of the Site, send us a message using the ‘Contact Us’ page on the Site, post messages to the blog and every time you e-mail us your details. We also use cookies to collect additional information automatically about your visit to our website, please see section 3 for further information.

If you wish to register as a Member of the Site you must provide us with your personal information. In order to create an account we may ask for your name, email address, postal address, postcode, daytime and/or mobile phone number.

You may visit the Site without registering as a Member. However, if you choose not to become a Member you may not be able to use the Site to its fullest extent, for example, you will be unable to upload a Listing or post comments to the blog.

2. Use of your personal information

We use personal information collected via this website for the purposes of:

Providing and personalising our services and the Site;

dealing with your inquiries and requests;

administering Membership accounts;

providing you with information about our products and services

If you register to become a Member of the Site we may use the personal information we collect from you to send you information about our products and services. You may choose not to receive such information when you register on the Site or at any time by sending us an email to localgrowthhub@liverpoollep.org or by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link in any email we send.

We may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for statistical, marketing and strategic development purposes.

3. Use of cookies

A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. You can find out more about the use of cookies on http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

We use cookies to identify you when you visit the Site and to keep track of your browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile. Our use of cookies also allows Members to be presented with a personalised version of the Site, carry out transactions and have access to information about their account.

Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your hard drive. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to do this. However, should you decide to disable any cookies we place on your computer you may not be able to use certain services or facilities on the Site.

4. Disclosures

We will only disclose personal information collected from you to:

Other Partners and Members, (see clause 5.4 in our Terms and Conditions).

Service providers engaged by us to process data on our behalf for example to process your credit/debit card payments;

Comply with a legal or regulatory requirement to which we are subject or to protect or enforce our rights or the rights of any third party, to a competent court, government body, regulator, law enforcement agency or other applicable authority; and

Successors in title to our business or as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or re-organisation of the Liverpool City Region LEP or any of our subsidiaries or affiliates.

5. Other websites

The Site may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours. You should always read the privacy policy of any website you visit carefully.

6. Your rights

You have a right to access the personal information we hold about you (which may be subject to a fee specified by law). You also have the right to request that we update or delete any incorrect or out-of-date personal information we hold about you, and to opt out of any marketing communications we send to you (even if you previously consented to receive them).

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please write to us at localgrowthhub@liverpoollep.org

7. Internet-based transfers

Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing this website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge our processing of personal data in this way. However, we will endeavour to protect all personal information collected through the Site in accordance with strict data protection standards.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy. When we do we will publish the changes on the Site. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use the Site. If material changes are made to this Privacy Policy, we will notify Members by e-mail and by placing a prominent notice on the Site.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 24 September 2015