Invest Somerset

Privacy Policy

Data Controller – Somerset County Council – ICO Registration Z5957592

Data Protection Officer contact –

Purpose for processing – your information is being used by Somerset County Council’s Invest Somerset department to market Somerset as a place to invest and we are able to do this with your consent.

Legal basis for processing – Article 6(1)(e) – processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest of in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

Data sharing – the personal data provided to ECI will be shared with a range of partners when providing services. When ECI is required to share your personal data, you will be informed at the point your data is collected.

Transfers abroad – your data will not be transferred abroad.

Data retention – this data will be retained for a period determined by UK law and regulations, or in some cases to meet specific requirements of the service being provided. You will be informed of this at the point your data is collected.

Your rights – You have the right to ask Somerset County Council for a copy of any personal data we hold about you, the right to rectify or erase your personal data, and the right to object to processing. However, these rights are only applicable if the Council has no other legal obligation concerning that data.

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner, (

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