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Your trust is important to us, so keeping your personal information safe and secure remains our top priority.


1. General


1.1 We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Any questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to us via the contact us section on this website.

1.2 This programme is bound by the London South Bank University (LSBU) Privacy Policy (together with this websites individual Terms and Conditions and the documents forming part of them), sets out the basis on which any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us through your use of the Site (as defined in the General Terms and Conditions) or our services, will be processed and disclosed by us. Please read the LSBU Privacy Policy carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By using the Site and our services and by continuing to do so, you indicate your agreement to our use of your personal data as set out in the LSBU Privacy Policy. You can find the LSBU policy here or be visiting and clicking on Privacy at the bottom.


1.3 London South Bank University (LSBU) is committed to protecting people’s rights and privacy in line with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). The Act applies to all personal data; whether held on a computer or a similar automatic system or held as part of a structured manual filing system.



2. What data do we collect and where from?


We collect some data directly from you when you register for an account with the programme. This data includes the following:


  • Your full name;

  • Your email address;

  • Company phone number

  • Job role

  • Business name

  • Business website

  • Registered company address

  • Registered company post code

  • Operational company address (if different from registered)

  • Operational post code (if different from registered)

  • Company registration number (if applicable)

  • Date of incorporation

  • Current number of employees

  • The password you set up to access your account;

  • Company SME state aid information

  • Gender (if you wish to provide it)

  • Age of the owner (if you wish to provide it)

  • Ethnicity of the owner (if you wish to provide it)

  • Owner disability status (if you wish to provide it)


We also collect information that you voluntarily provide to us when you contact us with queries, complaints, comments or praise, or information that you voluntarily post about yourself on public areas of our platform (Voluntary Data).


3. What do we use the date for?


Managing your account and providing you with our services, using the information captured above with external consultants for summative assessment (evaluation) purposes and with the funding body (European Regional Development Fund – ERDF) to provide outputs and outcomes directly related to the programme/project.


We will also send you marketing communications to promote relevant programmes/projects and upcoming events/workshops and news related to this programme/projects.


4. Who are we?


London South Bank University (LSBU) is one of London's largest and oldest cosmopolitan universities, operating from Southwark Campus and Havering Campus. Since 1892 the university has been providing students with relevant, accredited and professionally recognised education. LSBU is a cosmopolitan university with approximately over 18,000 full time, part time, post graduate and sandwich students from over 320 countries. We've been awarded Silver for teaching excellence under the Government's Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). We are University of the Year for Graduate Employment (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018) and Times Higher Education's Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2016.


You can find out more about this particular European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) programme by visiting the main website.



5. How to access and update your email preferences, personal information and public information


You have the opportunity to opt-out of certain communications and to modify the non-public personal information you or the public information in by emailing us with the request(s) at Please be aware that it may take several hours for the change you make to take effect. Please note that any changes will only change or delete data in our database for the purposes of future activities and communications.


6. Changes to the Privacy Policy


Any changes we may make to this Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Any such changes shall be applicable from the date that they are posted (if applicable) or notified to you (if applicable) unless otherwise indicated

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