Innovation Programme Application Your personal information
The University of Lincoln collects personal information about you when enquire or apply to and, if applicable join, the Innovation Programme for Greater Lincolnshire (‘Innovation Programme)’. We use this information to assess your eligibility for the programme and, if applicable, process your contract. This notice explains more about how we use your personal information.
We collect information about you when you complete an Innovation Programme expression of interest form or enrolment form. Information required during each stage of the process will be stated and the purpose provided.
- Keep your details up to date by emailing email@example.com
- The data we collect from you through these forms is used to record interest in joining the programme, assess your eligibility and, if applicable, to enter into a contract. This data will be processed on the basis that by signing up to the programme you are entering into a contract with the University.
Equal opportunities data is collected to measure the level of implementation and monitor the impact of policies. It supports the inclusion of people with disabilities, younger and older workers, low-skilled workers, migrants and ethnic minorities.
Financial data is only used to carry out due diligence checks on your business.
Data will be accessed by members of the Innovation Programme team and the below approved third parties.
- It is necessary, to support the administration of the programme, to share your data outside of the University. The organisations your data is shared with are listed below:
- We use a number of suppliers who process personal information on our behalf. These include suppliers of software services. These act strictly on our instructions and must not use the information for their own purposes.
- In exceptional circumstances we may be asked to share your information with police or other investigators if it would prevent or detect crime or safeguard a person’s wellbeing. Each instance will be judged on its own merit and any sharing of information will be done within the law.
- For auditing purposes data will be kept for 25 years, as stipulated by the programme funders.
- If you access additional University services these may keep a record of your contact and will provide you with details of how long they keep your information.
- You have a number of rights relating to your personal information. These include:
- You can request that the use of your personal information is limited to storage only and that we use it for no other purpose. This applies where you contest the accuracy of the personal information we hold, or our use of the information is unlawful, or we no longer need the information except in relation to legal claims, or you object to the use of your data and we need to verify whether or not our purpose for keeping it overrides the grounds of your objection.
- The Information Compliance team can be contacted by email on firstname.lastname@example.org or by post at: Information Compliance, Secretariat, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS.
- If you object to our use of your personal information then we must stop unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for continuing. Please contact email@example.com and explain your objection.
If you have provided your consent for the use of your personal information then you can withdraw this consent at any time. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- For general enquiries please call 01522 88 2000 or write to University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS.
- You can find contact details for individual teams and staff by visiting http://staff.lincoln.ac.uk.
- If you have a query about your personal information rights then please contact the Information Compliance team by email on email@example.com or by post at Information Compliance, Secretariat, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS.
- If you feel that we have let you down in relation to your information rights then please contact the Information Compliance team by email on firstname.lastname@example.org or by post at Information Compliance, Secretariat, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS.
- You can also make complaints directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO is the independent authority upholding information rights for the UK. Their website is ico.org.uk and their telephone helpline number is 0303 123 1113.