International Business Festival 2018



Data page


WHO CONTROLS YOUR DATA?                  

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (‘the Combined Authority’) is the ‘controller’ for your personal information.

If you have any questions about how your information is being used you can contact the Combined Authority’s Data Protection Officer at:

E. [email protected]

T. +44 (0)151 330 1679

Address: 1 Mann Island, Liverpool, L69 3HN (map)

Purpose of the processing and the legal basis for the processing

Your information is being used by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority to market future International Business Events/Festivals, and we are able to do this with your consent.

Description of the categories of personal data

The categories of information being processed include your name, contact details, and employer.

No special category personal data will be processed.

Any recipient or categories of recipients of the personal data


Your information may be shared with event delivery partners for the purposes of keeping you informed about the Combined Authority’s business events. The event delivery partner will only use your data for this purpose.

Details of transfers to third country and safeguards

Your personal data will be transferred outside the European Economic Area (all EU Member States, plus Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein) to the United States of America as part of our mailing system, Campaign Monitor. The EU-US Privacy Shield guarantees the security of your personal data during this transfer.

Retention period or criteria used to determine the retention period

Your data will be retained until the Combined Authority is notified that you no longer wish to receive marketing communications. This has been determined by our business need.

The existence of each of data subject’s rights                       

The GDPR provides you with the following rights when it comes to your personal data:

  • The right to be informed how your personal data is being processed
  • The right of access to the personal data we hold about you, which includes providing copies of the information to you within one month of a request. We may charge a reasonable fee to provide this information based on our administrative costs of responding (i.e. photocopying, postage, etc.).
  • The right to rectification of any incorrect or incomplete data we hold about you
  • The right to erasure, also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’, where
    • Your information is no longer required for the purpose it was collected
    • You withdraw your consent
    • You object to the Combined Authority processing your information (and there is no overriding legitimate interest for continuing the processing)
    • the Combined Authority has breached the GDPR when processing your data
    • There is a legal obligation to delete the data (such as a court order)
  • The right to restrict processing, which limits what the Combined Authority can do with your information
  • The right to data portability, where any automated processing of your information based on your consent or as part of a contract is made available for your reuse
  • The right to object to direct marketing or any processing based on the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority or for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics.
  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling, where a decision made by a computer has a legal or significant effect on you.

The right to withdraw consent at any time

As our legal basis for processing your personal data is your consent, you have the right to withdraw this at any time. This will lead to you no longer receiving marketing regarding International Business Events/Festivals.

The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority                       

You have the right to lodge a complaint regarding the processing of your personal data to the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner, who can be reached using the details below:

The Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane,
Cheshire SK9 5AF
0303 123 1113



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