Privacy Policy

As a growzone, customer you are very important to us, we aim to partner you with your perfect workspace provider helping SPIN-OUT and fledgling INNOVATION businesses to find the right Innovation, Office, Co-Working Space, Tech Space, Laboratory and Workspace.  We have local knowledge to understand the suitability of your search to match you with the most suitable working environment for your company, with room to grow.

growzone,  is powered by VSL & Partners (VSL), a company registered in England under Registration Number 0746536, whose registered office is 3 The Old Estate Yard, High Street, East Hendred, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 8JY, England – and who are regulated by the RICS. growzone and VSL & Partners to be ‘growzone’, ‘website’ or ‘websites’, ‘us’ ‘we’, ‘our’ and is the data controller who are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) under the registration reference Z7516659.

growzone, is committed to protecting your personal data.  This Privacy Policy explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

How We Use Your Personal Data

We will use your personal data for the purposes of providing our services to you, or if we need to comply with a legal obligation.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.  Third Parties with whom we transfer your data are required to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law.  Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

What We Collect

growzone, collects information predominantly from online queries where the USER choses to register through our website and also telephone enquiries whereby VSL add your information on your behalf with your verbal consent onto our tenant enquiry form then you will be requested to provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Telephone number
  • Email address
  • Property type : Offices, Laboratory, Innovation Space, Co-working Space, Advertiser
  • Other information relevant to your requirement provided by you

In most cases you provide us with your consent to use your personal data in accordance with this policy and by providing us with that information.  We gather this information to allow us to process your requirements and provide our serviced office providers with leads for    The legal basis for processing this information is your consent.


By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this Policy. If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times.  Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.

Communication from growzone, and VSL and Partners

Once you have been registered onto our website, either by adding your details to our contact form, or being added to our applicant system with your verbal consent we will forward your details to selected office providers who will in turn send you information on properties which are pertinent to your requirement or any new properties we bring to the market. Without this information we cannot provide our services.  We have installed physical, electronic and managerial processes that keep your information safe when it is collected and subsequently stored.

Your information is held for a period of one month, where it will be deleted.  You can opt out at any time by sending an email to using your original details only.  Any new email address will not have been stored as data.

What We Do With the Information We Collect

We require this data to understand your requirements and provide you with a tailored service and for the following reasons:

  • To provide you with information on the availability of Third Party office, innovation, hub, serviced office, co-working space, tech space, work space, spin-out, start up and laboratory space.
  • To use the information to improve our service to you
  • To share your information with third party office, innovation and laboratory providers
  • Internal record keeping

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

In certain instances we share your personal data with

  • Serviced, innovation, tech space, laboratory and office providers who provide IT and system administration support

We require all of these third parties to whom we transfer your data to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law.


Protecting your data is important to us at growzone, and VSL and Partners.  We have put in place security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed.

We limit access to your personal data to those employees and other third parties who have a business need to know such data.  They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have put in place procedure to deal with any suspected personal data breaches and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

Data Retention

We will only keep your personal data for one month as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collected it.  We may retain your data to satisfy any legal, accounting or reporting requirements.  If you wish to opt out or remove your data at any point, please ensure you use your original email address stored on our system and email asking to be removed.

Your Rights

You may request that we inform you of the data we hold about you and how we process it.  We do not charge a fee for responding to this request.  Please write to VSL & Partners, 22 Bankside, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 1JE or email to request your information, update your details or unsubscribe (opt out).  We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

How to Contact growzone, and VSL & Partners

We welcome your views about our website and our Privacy Policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments or corrections on any pages please send an e-mail to