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Privacy and cookies

Who will own my data once I submit it?

The Invest Knowsley team, who are part of Knowsley Council. The team will share appropriate data with selected stakeholders at Knowsley Council.

Why do you need my information?

The Invest Knowsley team will use your information to respond to your inquiry submitted through the website. Your name and e-mail will be used for usual business interaction/communication purposes between the Invest Knowsley team and you. Your details will not be added to any marketing database unless you are explicitly asked and agree for your details to be used in this way.

What allows you to use my information?

The council will use your information in its legitimate interests to conduct business to business communications and respond to inquiries.

Where site users are added to marketing lists, the legal basis for this will be consent. Users will not be contacted for marketing purposes unless they specifically agree.

Who will my information be shared with?

Your information will not be shared with any external organisation. Your details will be shared with appropriate council employees within the Invest Knowsley team to allow an appropriate and timely response to your inquiry.

Do I have to provide this information and what will happen if I don’t?

You don’t have to provide this information. However, the Invest Knowsley team will not be able to respond to your inquiry if you do not supply these details.

How long will you keep this data for and why?

This data will be kept for 12 months, after which your data will be deleted, in line with the council’s privacy policy. Your data is kept for 12 months to allow for any further business communications.

How will my information be stored?

Your information will be stored electronically on the council’s secure network.

Your information will NOT be used to make automated decisions about you.

Your data will not be transferred abroad.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have the following rights when it comes to your personal data:

  • The right to subject access – you have the right to see a copy of the personal data that the council holds about you and find out what it is used for.

  • The right to rectification – you have the right to ask the council to correct or remove any inaccurate data that we hold about you.

  • The right to erasure (the right to be forgotten) – you have the right to ask the council to remove data that we hold about you.

  • The right to restriction – you have the right to ask for your information to be restricted (locked down) on council systems.

  • The right to data portability – you have the right to ask for your data to be transferred back to you or to a new provider at your request.

  • The right to¬†object – you have the right to ask the council to stop using your personal data or to stop sending you marketing information, or complain how your data is used.

  • The right to prevent automated decision making – you have the right to ask the council to stop using your data to make automated decisions about you or to stop profiling your behaviour where applicable.

To find out more about your rights under the GDPR.

To request a copy of your data or ask questions about how it is used.

Dan HowarthData Protection Officer
Knowsley Council,
Westmorland Road,
Huyton,
L36 9GL

To make a complaint.

You can also make a complaint directly to Dan Howarth using the postal address and e-mail address above.

You can also make a complaint through Knowsley Council’s Have Your Say form.

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office:

The Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45

The Information Commissioner’s Office website.