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Driving the Electric Revolution is ensuring the UK has a resilient, cross sectoral supply chain for Power Electronics, Machines and Drives underpinning automotive electrification. We’ve taken significant strides strides running two Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres project.



Privacy Statement

The Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres project partners will be what is known as controllers in common of the personal data you provide to us. The project partners listed here are controllers in common of your data:

  • University of Strathclyde

  • Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult Limited

  • University of Warwick

  • Nottingham University

  • Newcastle University
     

Newcastle University is the project lead for the Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres project. Any queries you may have should be sent to info@der-ic.org.uk. Newcastle University’s Data Protection Officer can be found at www.ncl.ac.uk/data.protection/


Legal basis

Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres is a collaboration of partners, working together to support and accelerate the power electronics, machines and drives supply chain capability and growth.

We will use the data we collect from you to meet our legitimate interests in the following:

  • administering participation in Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres project

  • Making sure you have all the information you need for your involvement with Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres and you receive all the support you may need

  • Evaluating and reporting on the impact and effectiveness of Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres project

 

How we store your data

Data and information given will be stored in accordance with data protection laws and other applicable legislation. It will be stored securely by Newcastle University and Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres project team [RA1] . Appropriate technical and organisation measures will be taken to keep your data secure. Data will not be stored outside the European Economic Area. Records will be retained for the duration of the Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres project. The project is due to continue until 31 March 2030. After the project ends, your data will be appropriately and securely destroyed. Should you withdraw from the Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres project your data will be held and used as described here unless you specifically inform us you do not wish your data to be used in this way. You can do this by emailing info@der-ic.org.uk.
 

Sharing your data for administering your involvement in Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres

The following parties will be given access to your data in order to administer the Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres project and track your progress:

  • Contracted providers of technical systems to Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres such as our Customer Relationship Management software programme Hubspot

  • University of Strathclyde

  • Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult Limited

  • University of Warwick

  • Nottingham University

  • Newcastle University
     

 

Your rights

Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres does not and will not sell personal data to third party organisations. Please contact the Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres if you have a query or complaint about the use of your personal data. You can email info@der-ic.org.uk.
 

You have the right to: 

  • request access to your personal data. Under data protection law you are entitled to request copies of all the personal data that Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres holds about you. This is called a Subject Access Request. To make a request please follow the process set out at www.ncl.ac.uk/data.protection/accessyourpersonaldata/

  • request correction of your personal data. It is very important that the information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. Please let us know if at any time your personal information changes by contacting us at the email address or telephone number above.

 

We will also allow you to:

  • object to processing of your personal data.

  • request that your data is removed from our system. Please note, if you are still active on Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres and request that your data is removed, you will be withdrawing from project as we cannot administer your involvement without processing some personal data.

  • request restriction of processing your personal data ( e.g. you can request that we do not share your data with any parties listed other than the Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres universities).

 

We do not charge for any of the above. We try to respond to all legitimate requests within a reasonable time period. Details of your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office can be found at www.ncl.ac.uk/data.protection/ 

Consent for further contact

As well as responding to your enquiry or request, we would also like to use your details to contact you in the future about events, activities and other general information about working with us. To do this, we need your agreement, which you can withdraw at any time. If you agree that we can keep in touch with you, please opt-in to email communications here. You will have the option to manage your contact preferences and withdraw at any time.

 


Your personal data

We use forms created by Hubspot. Hubspot’s product infrastructure is hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the United States East region. HubSpot leverages the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) in the EU (Frankfurt, Germany region) to support the processing of local customer data that is critical to its customers' businesses. These solutions provide high levels of physical and network security and well as hosting provider vendor diversity.

HubSpot’s AWS cloud server instances reside in US locations; GCP cloud instances reside in Germany. Both providers maintain an audited security program. Any information we use for marketing purposes will be kept by us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information. Once a year we will contact you to check whether you still wish to receive this information; if you tell us no, or don’t respond, we will amend your contact details to ensure you don’t receive any further marketing communications from us.

To withdraw or amend your contact methods at any time please email info@der-ic.org.uk and we will  action this within a reasonable time period.

Further information

Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres is managed by Newcastle University. If you would like to discuss this further, please contact us on info@der-ic.org.uk. If you would like more information about how we manage personal data more generally, including your rights under law, and the contact details of Newcastle University’s Data Protection Officer, visit our Data Protection website.

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