Foundational Economy Privacy Notice – Beneficiary Organisations

How we hold and process your information Wavehill have been appointed by Vale of Glamorgan Council and Business in Focus to undertake an evaluation of the Community Renewal Fund funded “Foundational Economy – Innovation in Procurement” project. The key task of the evaluation is to measure the value, impact and effectiveness of the project. We would like to speak to businesses who have received support from Vale of Glamorgan Council and Business in Focus to capture feedback on how they feel that support has been and what the impacts of the support have been for the business. Business in Focus have provided us with your name and contact details. The data you provide will only be used for the purposes of this evaluation. Any personal information collected as part of the evaluation is kept confidential. Your answers to the survey will not be made public in a way that could lead to you being identified. Wavehill will produce a report based on the information but this will not identify any individuals. It is also important to note that the team undertaking the evaluation do not work for Vale of Glamorgan Council, Business in Focus or any of the organisations that are involved in the delivery or funding of this project. This is an independent evaluation. Wavehill will delete the information you provide and all personal data relating to this research within six months of the end of the evaluation. If you have any queries regarding the evaluation, please feel free to contact either Michael Pang, who is leading the evaluation (michael.pang@wavehill.com). Under the new data protection legislation, you have the right: To access your personal data held by the Foundational Economy – Innovation in Procurement project To require the Vale of Glamorgan Council or Business in Focus to correct any mistakes in that data. To (in certain circumstances) object to or restrict processing. For (in certain circumstances) your data to be ‘erased’. Please contact Emma Beddoe EmmaB@businessinfocus.co.uk (if you wish to do any of these things in relation to this project. 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 Welsh Government’s 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.org.uk , or write to: Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. ​Further information ​ 1. Why is this research happening? ​Wavehill has been commissioned by Vale of Glamorgan Council and Business in Focus to undertake a research and evaluation study of their Foundational Economy – Innovation in Procurement project. Foundational Economy – Innovation in Procurement is delivering business support across the Vale of Glamorgan. As part of the funding stipulation, an independent evaluation has to be conducted to identify best practice and help learning and legacy of the project to inform future provision. Vale of Glamorgan Council and Business in Focus is interested in the effects of the delivery on supported businesses, feedback on the organisation and management of the project and insight into where things could be improved. 2. What type of information is collected through the survey? ​ The survey focuses on views about how the Foundational Economy – Innovation in Procurement project has been delivered and any perceived outcomes as a result of the project. 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. ​ 4. How long will personal data be kept for? Wavehill will hold personal data during the contract period but will delete it six months after the end of the contract. ​ 5. What is the legal basis for collecting and processing the data collected through the survey? ​The evaluation of the Foundational Economy – Innovation in Procurement project enables Vale of Glamorgan Council and Business in Focus to understand whether the project is working effectively. It is therefore used to support activities within Vale of Glamorgan Council. For example, the information collected might be used: To decide whether changes need to be made to Foundational Economy – Innovation in Procurement Project To decide whether projects like Foundational Economy – Innovation in Procurement should continue in the future To understand the best methods for creating new ways of working, new partnerships, and new models of regeneration. The evaluation is being carried out by Wavehill on behalf of Vale of Glamorgan Council and Business in Focus. Your individual participation in the research is voluntary. ​ 6. What is the purpose of processing your answers to the survey? ​The data is used for research and evaluation purposes only. The data will be analysed to enable Vale of Glamorgan Council and Business in Focus to understand the impact and effectiveness of the Foundational Economy – Innovation in Procurement project. This will help Vale of Glamorgan Council and Business in Focus decide whether any changes need to be made to the Foundational Economy – Innovation in Procurement project and to establish if this project is able to deliver new insights into how business support and procurement initiatives might be improved. The data will not be used for commercial or marketing purposes and it will not be used to take make decisions about you as an individual. ​ 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. Responses collected will be analysed by researchers at Wavehill to produce a report for Vale of Glamorgan Council and Business in Focus. This report will not identify any individuals participating in the research and attributable data will not be shared with Vale of Glamorgan Council, or anyone else outside of Wavehill. Wavehill will delete all personal data within six months of the end of the project. Vale of Glamorgan Council and Business in Focus will not have access to personal data collected through the interviews.

Foundational Economy Privacy Notice – Beneficiary Organisations

How we hold and process your information Wavehill have been appointed by Vale of Glamorgan Council and Business in Focus to undertake an...