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Privacy Policy

Last updated 28 March 2024
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Hampshire County Council collects information about you for in order to enable us to provide you with services. The information to be collected is:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Organisation name
  • Work email address
  • Work telephone number

We will use the information in the following ways:

  • To help us verify your identity and eligibility for services.
  • To tell you about the Growth Hub services and provide services appropriate to you, for example highlighting additional help or services available to you.
  • For insight purposes to allow us to analyse patterns and trends of service usage.
  • To help investigate any concerns or complaints you have may have about the services you receive.
  • We may also ask for feedback on how we are performing, or ask for your views on services which you have been using.

The legal basis for our use of this information is Performance of a Public Interest task.

We may share your information with third-party processors in order to provide a service to you; the Growth Hub service uses Umi Commercial Limited.

We will keep your personal information for 3 years from the date of contact in line with the County Council’s retention schedule. These records include name and address and any information shared as part of the enquiry.

The above information is the specific privacy notice for this service. For more information about your rights in relation to your personal data, see the County Council’s general privacy notice.

You have some legal rights in respect of the personal information we collect from you. Please see our website Data Protection page for further details You can contact the County Council’s Data Protection Officer at .

You can contact the Growth Hub at .

If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, you should raise your concern with us in the first instance or directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office at

From 1 April 2024, the responsibility for LEP functions across the Enterprise M3 LEP region has transferred to Hampshire County Council and Surrey County Council.

The Enterprise M3 Board met for the last time in March 2024 and Enterprise M3 LEP is no longer operating as an organisation.

For any enquiries relating to economic development across the counties of Hampshire and Surrey, please visit the Hampshire County Council website and Business Surrey respectively.

Please note that Enterprise M3 LEP staff have transferred to Hampshire County Council to continue to deliver services and activities in Hampshire, including the Growth Hub, the Careers Hub, work on key business sectors, and trade and investment.  

They can be contacted by emailing and respectively. Alternatively, please contact the

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