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Fair Processing Notice

The Digital Greenhouse (‘the controller’) operates under the Economic Development Committee and is responsible for providing a co working space, events, business support programmes, upskilling programmes and meeting room hire. Data processing is activity is therefore in relation to these services.

The address of the Cadastre office is Digital Greenhouse, Rectory House, 2 Market Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1HB

1.          The Data Protection Law

The controller acknowledges its obligations as per the data protection law, which provides a number of requirements in terms of processing activities involving personal data. The controller further acknowledges the general principles of processing as well as the rights of a data subject and more information in relation to these provisions are provided within this fair processing notice.

2.          The Principles of Processing

  1.   Lawfulness, fairness and transparency

Personal data must be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner.

The processing activities undertaken within The Digital Greenhouse are for the purpose of membership, programme participation, room booking and invoicing. 

The processing activities undertaken within the Digital Greenhouse are for the purpose of providing membership, access, booking and events . Digital Greenhouse has only one sharing agreement in place with the States of Guernsey to allow for the invoicing and billing of Memberships and Room hire.

Digital Greenhouse may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data which is detailed as follows:  

  • Identity data includes first name, last name  – This data is provided by the data subject, the authorised representative of the data subject and processed to enable the subject to hold Digital Greenhouse Membership.  
  • Financial data includes bank account data – this data is provided by the data subject and processed to administer payments by Direct Debit  
  • Contact data includes billing address, email address and telephone numbers – this data is provided by the data subject, or their authorised representative, and processed to ensure that membership information, invoices or relevant information, hard copy or digital, are correctly delivered to the appropriate point of contact. 

If a Digital Greenhouse team member is required to ask for proof of identification in order to provide an access card, special category data may be collected from the data subject (such as racial or ethnic origin and health data).

The Digital Greenhouse will share financial data with a third party where:  

  • It is necessary to perform a contract, such as provide bank account information to maintain a Direct Debit agreement.  
  1.   Purpose limitation

Personal data must not be collected except for a specific, explicit and legitimate purpose and, once collected, must not be further processed in a manner incompatible with the purpose for which it was collected.

The controller acknowledges its responsibility with regards to this data protection principle and therefore the controller maintains that it will not further process that personal data in a way which is incompatible to its original reason for processing as specified in section 2a, unless the controller is required to do so by law. The personal data will not be transferred to a recipient in an authorised or an unauthorised jurisdiction (as per the definition within data protection law). 

  1.     Minimisation

Personal data processed must be adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purpose for which it is processed.

The controller maintains that it will only process the personal data which is detailed in section 2a, and will not process any further personal data that is not necessary in relation to the original reason for processing personal data as specified in section 2a, unless the controller is required to do so by law.

  1.   Accuracy

Personal data processed must be accurate, kept up-to-date (where applicable) and reasonable steps must be taken to ensure that personal data that is inaccurate is erased or corrected without delay.

The controller will ensure that all personal data that it holds is accurate and kept up-to-date, and any personal data that is inaccurate will be erased or corrected without delay. 

  1.   Storage limitation

Personal data must not be kept in a form that permits identification of a data subject for any longer than is necessary for the purpose for which it is processed.

The Digital Greenhouse will retain personal data as follows: 

  •  Identity and contact data will be retained for the purpose of maintaining the register of Digital Greenhouse Members
  • Financial data will be retained for as long as is necessary to complete an individuals’ payment liabilities.
  1.     Integrity and confidentiality

Personal data must be processed in a manner that ensures its appropriate security, including protecting it against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.

Personal data is held in electronic formats. Electronic data is held on Google Drive. 

Information Access - access to electronic records is tightly controlled. Employees are vetted in a manner commensurate with the role that they are expected to undertake. Protocols are followed to ensure that employees only have access to areas and documents as required to undertake their role. Access is monitored and effectively managed. 

Information Security - Digital Greenhouse adopt the information security standards of the States of Guernsey.

  1.     Accountability

The controller is responsible for, and must be able to demonstrate, compliance with the data protection principles.

3.          Contact Details

The contact details of the controller are as follows:

Digital Greenhouse

Tel: +441481 701010


The contact details for the Data Protection Officer of Economic Development are as follows:

Data Protection Officer, the Committee for Economic Development

Tel: 01481 717000


For information on your rights as a data subject under the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2017, please go to the following link:


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Contact details for the Digital Greenhouse

Telephone:01481 701010


Contact details for the Data Protection Officer for the Digital Greenhouse

Telephone: 01481 717000