This policy is divided into the following sections:
This website is operated by Sciontec Developments Limited (Sciontec).
Sciontec is the commercial spin out of Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool). Owned by Liverpool John Moores University, the University of Liverpool, Liverpool City Council and Bruntwood SciTech, Sciontec operates Liverpool Science Park, manages Sciontec AI and is developing new, world-class science and technology facilities across Liverpool City Region, including HEMISPHERE at Paddington Village.
Bruntwood SciTech, a 50:50 joint venture between Bruntwood and Legal & General, is the UK’s leading provider of office, lab and scientific services for the science and technology sector.
Liverpool City Council is proud to serve the residents and businesses of this world famous city. Along with many partners, the council aims to provide first class support to protect our most vulnerable citizens. It also strives to act as a catalyst for the city’s economic growth to ensure Liverpool develops as a world class city in which to live, study, work and visit.
Liverpool John Moores University has, for 200 years, built an inclusive community of staff, students, and alumni, who are the beating heart of the Liverpool City Region.
University of Liverpool: Founded in 1881 as the original ‘red brick’, the university is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive higher education institutions.
Registered address: Liverpool Science Park, 131 Mount Pleasant, Great Orford Street Liverpool, L3 5TF
Postal address: As above
Phone Number: 0151 705 3400
You can also contact our Data Protection Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or via our postal address. Please mark the envelope ‘Data Protection Manager’.
We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
We collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so, we are regulated under the Data Protection Act 2018 and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of such law.
Under data protection legislation, we are required to explain what information we collect from you and how and why we use your personal information (the “processing activity”). We are also required to have a “lawful basis” on which to process your personal information, as further detailed below.
We currently collect and process the following information:
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
We also receive personal information indirectly, from the following sources in the following scenarios:
This website is not intended for use by children and we do not knowingly collect or use personal information relating to children.
When we use your personal information we are required to have a legal basis for doing so. There are various different legal bases on which we may rely, depending on what personal information we process and why.
The legal bases we may rely on include:
(a) Your consent:where you have given us clear consent for us to process your personal information for a specific purpose You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting email@example.com.
(b) We have a contractual obligation: where our use of your personal information is necessary for a contract we have with you, or because you have asked us to take specific steps before entering into a contract.
(c) We have a legal obligation:where our use of your personal information is necessary for us to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations).
(d) We have a vital interest: where our use of your personal information is necessary to protect you or someone else’s life.
(e) We have a legitimate interest: where our use of your personal information is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party (unless there is a good reason to protect your personal information which overrides our legitimate interests)
We use the information that you have given us in order to:
We may share this information with:
We will also disclose your personal information to third parties:
Your information is securely stored by Sciontec and Bruntwood.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our websites; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We keep your personal information for as long as necessary in accordance with our purpose of processing and legal basis and thereafter in accordance with data protection law. We will then securely dispose of your information.
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights, save where we are permitted to do so due to a request being manifestly unfounded or excessive or where you require extra copies of information. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post at Liverpool Science Park, 131 Mount Pleasant, Great Orford Street Liverpool, L3 5TF, if you wish to make a request.
We may transfer personal information to countries other than the country in which the data was originally collected (for example, outside the UK/EEA) in order to provide you with our services. These countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information and may not provide the same level of protection.
If we transfer personal information to countries outside of the UK/EEA, we may rely on a decision from the European Commission/ UK Government determining that the country provides an adequate level of protection to the Data Protection Laws). Alternatively, we may rely on appropriate safeguards in respect of transfers of personal information to a country outside of the UK/EEA, for example, by agreeing standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission/ UK Government and undertaking a risk assessment in relation to the importing country.
We would like to send you information about services which may be of interest to you. Where we have your consent or it is in our legitimate interests to do so, we may do this by post, email, telephone or text message (SMS).
If you have previously agreed to being contacted in this way, you can unsubscribe at any time by:
Please note that it may take up to 7 days for this to take place.
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113