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Privacy Notices

Business Development - Privacy Notice

Melton Borough Council - Privacy Notice:

Business Development Contact

Who we are

Melton Borough Council uses your personal data to provide you with the Business Development contact service.

Our Data Protection Officer is the Corporate Improvement Manager at Parkside, Station Approach, Burton Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE13 1GH. They can be emailed at

Why we process your data

The Council’s Business Development contact service can process your personal data under the Local Government Act 1972 and the Localism Act 2011.

It processes your data for the following purposes:

  • To inform local businesses of business opportunities, funding and advice.

Who we share your data with

The Council does not envisage that the information you provide in relation to the Business Development contact service would be shared, except in relation to a specific request from the police or a government agency, as provided for by data protection law.

How we keep your data secure in other countries

Where the Council transfers your data to any organisation in a third country or international organisation (e.g. using Cloud storage) appropriate or suitable safeguards will be written into the contract. You can ask for a copy of the contracts here

The Council does not envisage that the information you provide in relation to the Business Development contact service would be held in a third country.

How long we keep your data for

The Council will review your entry on the Business Development contact database annually, to ensure that your record is kept up to date, and to remove any out of date entries. Also, an ‘unsubscribe’ facility is available so that you may cease to participate at any time.

Your rights

You have the following rights:

  • To ask for a copy of the data we hold on you
  • To ask us to delete data on you that we no longer need
  • To ask us to correct data about you that is wrong
  • To ask us to stop processing your data temporarily if you think it is wrong until we work out what is correct
  • To ask us to let you take a copy of your data in a portable format to another organisation

You can put in a request for any of these here

If you only gave us your data with consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Please just get in touch with us. The basis for processing your data is contractual, and therefore based on consent. If you do not supply a contact email address, we will be unable to process your request to join the contact database.

Profiling and automated decisions

We do not currently undertake any profiling activities or take automated decisions about you.

How to complain

You can complain to the Council here. If you are not happy with our response, you can request a review, and if, after that, you are still unsatisfied, you can then take the matter to the Information Commissioner’s Office.