Privacy Policy & Cookies

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Please go the East Riding of Yorkshire Council website for the full privacy policy and information on cookies. In addition, the following statement applies to the resource portal website:

Time spent on this site is monitored and logged to ensure accurate reporting in line with European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funding requirements. 

Support from the Sustainable Supply Chain (SSC) project (The Supply Chain Network) is delivered under De Minimis State Aid regulations.  This allows a company to receive support up to the value of €200,000 (at applicable exchange rate) over a rolling three year period. 

The value of business support that could potentially be received through the duration of the SSC project is forecasted as £14,250 and could include; ongoing business support and advice, access to specialist consultancy, attendance at workshops/events and/or grants. 

Access to the resources contained in this website forms part of this support.  Therefore, your time spent on this site is monitored and logged to ensure accurate reporting in line with European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funding requirements. 

In line with the Data Protection Act 2018, the information collected may be stored in both manual and electronic formats and it will be held to facilitate the services provided by the Sustainable Supply Chain project and East Riding of Yorkshire Council to assist with record keeping, statistical & research purposes, statutory purposes and to facilitate on-going communication. Information may be shared with trusted partner organisations, local authorities and approved business support consultants/agencies. In line with European Regional Development Fund this data will be retained until at least 2033. 

The actual State Aid values will be confirmed at the end of each fiscal year through the receiving of a state aid certificate. This information is provided to support you in declaring state aid for any future project.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.