Privacy Notice

This notice was last updated on 4 January 2021. Any changes will be posted here; if they are significant then we will contact you so that you can review them.
Durham County Council and UMi Commercial Limited are joint Data Controllers for the information you submit.  


Business Durham is the economic development arm of Durham County Council.


UMi Commercial Limited is part of UMi; you can read UMi’s full Privacy & Data Protection Policies by visiting their website:


We will use the information that you have provided for the following legitimate reasons:


  • to administer your application, including assessment by adjudication panel;

  • to manage our relationship with you and for customer satisfaction, monitoring and evaluation;

  • to assist with record keeping, statistical and research purposes, and statutory purposes;

  • to inform you of other relevant services provided by Business Durham or UMi.


All storage of your personal data complies with  data protection law and your information is protected.
We will store your information securely for the duration required by our Funders, which is two years after the closure of the 2014-20 ERDF programme (which would be until 2033).


Your rights

You may be able to obtain a copy of your personal data which is held in relation to this project by contacting UMi – for details on how to do this and to learn about your other rights, please see



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