Who we share your data with

This policy sets out how the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Ltd. (LLEP) uses and protects any information that you give to us when you use the LLEP and Business Gateway websites or share information when communicating with the LLEP.


The LLEP works in partnership with the private, public and voluntary and community sectors to deliver growth, productivity and prosperity for its businesses, people and places. Our work with partners and government means that we collect and use information about individuals whom we work, meet or engage with.

LLEP’s accountable body is Leicester City Council. The LLEP’s relationship with the Council is governed by agreements, details of which can be found on our website and in the Local Assurance Framework.

The reasons we use your data

  • To engage with local businesses and offer support and advice
  • Booking delegates onto events and training courses
  • Service Delivery
  • To award funding contracts
  • Receiving and making of payments
  • To send marketing
  • Service improvement and planning
  • To comply with funding contracts
  • Research Inc. consultations
  • To promote transparency
  • Equality Monitoring

Why we can use your data

  • Contract
  • Consent
  • Companies Act 2006

Who we can share your data with

  • Alcuim Ltd
  • Blaby District Council
  • Charnwood Borough Council
  • Contractors providing IT services e.g. Microsoft Contractors providing research e.g. BMG Research
  • Economic Growth Solutions
  • East Midlands Chamber
  • Economic Modelling
  • Elected Members
  • Exemplas Ltd
  • Food and Drink Forum
  • Harborough District Council
  • Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
  • HM Government
  • Leicester City Council
  • Leicestershire County Council
  • Melton Borough Council
  • Midlands Engine
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
  • Oadby and Wigston Borough Council
  • The Careers Enterprise Company
  • The LEP Network
  • TMI Systems Ltd

When computers make any decisions about you

Not Applicable

When your data gets sent to other countries

  • Mailing lists / e-newsletters are used via Dotdigital (formerly Dotmailer). Standard Contractual Clauses are used in the EU, Privacy Shield for USA.
  • ICT providers use platforms such as Microsoft Office 365, Google, Amazon Web Services and Vodafone which host data in the USA and EU under contract

How long we keep your data for

  • ESIF funded programme: 25+ years
  • Other projects: lifetime of project + 10 years
  • Date of business transaction + 6 years