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Privacy Policy

This notice is to tell you about why we need your information and how we will handle it. 

This notice is for East Midlands Freeport (EMF) which is a partnership project; Leicestershire County Council is the accountable body.

What information do we need from you?

We need to know the following about you: name, organisation, role / job title, email address, contact telephone numbers and nature of enquiry.

Why do we need this?

We need this information so that we can deal with your enquiry and contact you to give you more information.

Why are we allowed to process your information?

Data protection law allows us to process your information within certain conditions. In this case we are using contract as the lawful condition for us to do this.

Who will we share this with?

We may need to share your information with others. We will only do this when it is necessary in order to offer you this service, or if we are required to do so by law. We don’t plan to share it with anyone else or use it for anything else. When it is necessary, we may disclose your personal information to the following organisations involved in this partnership:

  • Leicestershire County Council
  • Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Derbyshire County Council
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
  • Rushcliffe Borough Council
  • South Derbyshire District Council
  • Goodman
  • Severn Trent
  • East Midlands Airport
  • Maritime Transport
  • Uniper

How will we keep it secure?

We will take all reasonable steps to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Only the people who need to see your personal information will be allowed access to it.

How long will we keep it for?

We will only keep this information for as long as necessary to deal with your enquiry or as the law requires. For this service that would normally be for a maximum of 6 months.

What if something changes?

If the information you provided changes or your circumstances change, please contact: If we need to change something like who we want to share this information with, we will contact you to let you know.

What are your rights?

You may request to see a copy of the personal information we hold about you. The law also provides you with other rights regarding your information including some around; correction of inaccurate data, objection to processing, moving your information to somewhere else, and in some cases, getting your information deleted.

If you are unhappy with the way your data is being handled, please contact

If you are not satisfied with any response you may receive from us based on a complaint or concern about your personal information, you then have the option of contacting the Information Commissioners Office to take that complaint further. The Information Commissioners Office does like to see that you have raised a complaint with the Council first and received a response before contacting them. If you wish to contact them, their details are:

Address: The Information Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF
Telephone: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 (national rate)

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