BUCANIER Privacy Notice

Wavehill, an independent research and evaluation company, are conducting a survey of businesses supported by BUCANIER on behalf of the BUCANIER project. The information gathered will be used to assess the effectiveness of the support and the impact on these businesses after their engagement. This will be used to produce a mid-term and final evaluation report on the BUCANIER project which is funded under the Ireland Wales European Territorial Co-operation (ETC) programme.

Participation in the survey is voluntary. You can decide not to take part before or during the process and choose not to answer certain questions if you prefer. The survey should take 20 minutes depending on your responses.

Any personal information collected as part of the survey is kept confidential. Your answers to the survey will not be made public in a way that could lead to you or your organisation being identified. The information is only used for statistical analysis and research purposes. Wavehill will produce a report based on the data but will not identify any individuals.

Your personal data will be deleted within 6 months of the end of the evaluation in February 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Ioan Teifi at Wavehill who is leading the team undertaking the study (ioan.teifi@wavehill.com | 0117 9902 811).

Under the new data protection legislation, you have the following rights in relation to the personal information you provide as part of this evaluation, you have the right to:

  • Access a copy of your own data;

  • Require us to rectify inaccuracies in that data;

  • To object to or restrict processing (in certain circumstances);

  • For your data to be ‘erased’ (in certain circumstances); and

  • To lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) who is our independent regulator for data protection.

Please contact Peter Lord at BUCANIER if you wish to do any of these things: Peter.Lord@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

If you have any concerns about how your data has been handled, you can lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office who is the independent regulator for data protection.  You can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office on 01625 545 745 or 0303 123 1113, via the website www.ico.gov.uk , or write to: Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Further information

1.What is the Survey?

Wavehill has been commissioned by BUCANIER to undertake a business survey to evaluate the effectiveness of the support and impact on supported businesses and the local economy.

2. What type of information is collected through the survey?

The survey covers a range of topics. These include:

  • Background information about your business and the reasons you wanted to become involved in BUCANIER;

  • The support you have received including what have been the best / worst elements;

  • The difference the support you received has made, if at all, to your business and your attitude towards innovation, networking and clustering.

3. What is personal data?

Personal data means any information that could lead to a person being identified either alone or in combination with other widely-available information, e.g. their name, their address, or details specific to that person.

The survey collects some personal data for all respondents such as: name, email address, business address, telephone number.


4. How long does Wavehill retain personal data for?

Personal data will be stored securely for 6 months and will not be used for commercial purposes.

5. What is the legal basis for collecting and processing the data collected? 

The legal basis for collecting and processing this data is on the basis that you have given your consent to share this data with us.


6. What is the purpose of processing your answers?

The data is used for research and evaluation purposes only. The data will be analysed to enable an impact assessment of BUCANIER along with an assessment of project delivery. It will be used to help BUCANIER understand the effectiveness of its delivery so that improvements can be made. It will also be used to judge the impact generated by the project, including whether it has been good value for money.


7. Who has access to the personal data collected through the survey?

Wavehill will have a copy of the personal data to allow it to carry out the survey and may capture additional details during the survey. They may also capture name and contact information to allow coordination of follow up research. The analysis will feed into a report which will not permit the identification of any individuals participating in the research. All personal data will be deleted after 6 months.