Privacy Policy

InvestSefton is committed to protecting your privacy, and takes its responsibilities regarding the security of user information very seriously.  This policy explains how we use any your information and how we protect your privacy.

By accessing this website you are consenting to the way your information is collected and used, as described within this Privacy Policy.

This policy covers the treatment of personally identifiable information (personal data) that Invest Sefton may collect when you use our website, links from our website to other websites are not covered by this policy and we have no liability or responsibility for any content on such sites.

For further information our any questions regarding our Privacy Policy you should contact:

Organisation Name: Invest Sefton

Organisation Address: Magdalen House, Trinity Road, Bootle L20 3NJ United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)151 934 3452

Email: investsefton@sefton.gov.uk

Invest Sefton is part of Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council – for further details see the Sefton MBC website (click here)

Use of user information

Information required to process your enquiry or application to attend an event.  We require certain information to allow us to process your enquiry (when you contact us via our website, email, telephone or face-to-face) so that we can reply to your enquiry or book you onto one of our events in a prompt and efficient manner.  This includes your name, address, telephone number, and email address, as well as relevant company information.

This information allows us to process your  enquiry or application and to send you confirmation of your enquiry or place at an event by email or post.  We ask for your telephone number so that we can contact you urgently if there is a problem with your enquiry or application to attend an event.

InvestSefton email service

By registering with InvestSefton you will receive emails containing information that may be of interest to you.  When you submit your email to us to receive specific, relevant emails, you will need to tell us which types of email you would be interested in receiving, this will mean you are subscribed to our email services to receive those relevant emails.  You can opt out of the individual email services at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link on the InvestSefton e-mails that you receive. The emails we send you will fall into a number of categories including, but not exclusively, covering events, general business information, campaigns and/or property.

Site tracking

In the future, we may use tracking software to monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the site to better meet the needs of visitors.  This software does not enable us to capture any personally identifying information.

Security facts

As required by the UK Data Protection Acts of 1984, 1998 and 2018, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information that you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access.  Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we are able to disclose information to you.

Disclosure to third parties

InvestSefton does not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others.  InvestSefton may provide aggregate statistics about our members, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.

We never disclose information about a specific business or individual to any other person or organisation without your consent unless there is an emergency situation that requires it or we are legally required to do so.

Your consent

In using the InvestSefton web site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by InvestSefton in the ways described above.

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and in what circumstances we disclose it.