The Council’s Business Support service provides business grants and loan funding to local businesses to boost the local economy and create local jobs. The team also provides advice through the Business Gateway service to local businesses which includes referrals to the Digital Boost programme.
This Data Protection Policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us will be processed.
For the purpose of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679, West Dunbartonshire Council acts as a data controller in relation to the provision of business development services.
Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. The information you give us may include:
Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you interact with other public sector delivery partners. Including but not limited to Business Gateway and Scottish Enterprise. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners and sub-contractors) and may receive information about you from them.
Data Storage West Dunbartonshire Council host a central repository of data relating to users of our Business Support service (the “Ident System”) and the Scottish Enterprise (CRM system), which can only be accessed, used and modified by authorised Council Business Support staff. West Dunbartonshire Council is the data controller in relation to the Ident System and Scottish Enterprise is the data controller for the CRM system.
Uses made of the information. We will use this information:
Disclosure of your information We may share your personal information with other Council Services and relevant agencies including but not limited to Business Gateway, Scottish Enterprise, Jobcentre Plus, Scottish Government, HMRC, SEPA and Police Scotland. All information supplied will be used in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679.
We may share your information with selected third parties including:
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
You can find out more about your information rights on our Data Protection page.
This policy will be updated as necessary to reflect best practice in data management, security and control and to ensure compliance with any changes or amendments made to the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679.
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