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This privacy policy sets out how South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) and Velocity, as a trading name of SEMLEP.

SEMLEP is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Information you provide while visiting this site will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.


Personally identifiable information is only collected on our website if you choose to complete one of the online response forms on the site. Information that will include but not be limited to: Contact name, phone number, email address, and other information that relates to your business activities.

We use cookies to collect statistical information about the number of people accessing our site, the day and time of each visit and refer to the pages you have accessed if you have followed a link from another website to reach this site. This information is used to monitor our effectiveness in promoting the site, and to monitor the site’s usefulness. For more information about how we use cookies and how you can control them, please see our cookie policy.

If you choose not to complete the information in the online response form we will not be able to provide you with the service you wish to request. You can contact us by other means such as phone if you wish to talk to an advisor about your business needs.


Information provided to us by you, using the online response forms on this site, is sent directly to staff at SEMLEP. SEMLEP staff will use the information to:

  • Assess your request and provide a response to your enquiry
  • Send you information that you have requested
  • Provide you with information about or products and services, where you have asked for them

SEMLEP will not use your information for any other purpose without your consent. Where we wish to keep you up to date with our products and services that may be relevant to you, we will always ask for our consent.


SEMLEP may pass on your information to carefully selected partners that deliver business support services on our behalf but for no other purpose without your consent.

SEMLEP will not sell your information or disclose it to any other third party without your permission.


SEMLEP/Velocity may wish to send you information about our products and services that are relevant to you and your business needs. We will always ask you for your consent and any information we send you will offer you the option of opting out of receiving further information. You may also email us with the subject line ‘opt out of direct marketing’ if you wish to opt-out of receiving marketing messages or write to us at the address found in this privacy policy.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place relevant physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over other websites and their content. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


You may request details of personal information, which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee of £10 will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

Cranfield Innovation Centre,
University Way,
MK43 0BT

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or fill out our contact form as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


SEMLEP may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should regularly check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy became effective from 27th January 2014.