Overseas Market Introduction Service
The Overseas Market Introduction Service is provided by the Commercial Departments of Diplomatic Service Posts overseas as part of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills joint trade development operation, UK Trade & Investment.
Whereas every effort will be made to ensure that the information given through this service is accurate, the Department and UK Trade and Investment and its sponsoring Departments accept no responsibility for any errors, omissions or misleading statements in that information and no responsibility is accepted as to the standing of any firm, company or individual mentioned.
Collection of Personal Data
In order for you to request or submit information to us, we may ask you to provide personal data such as your name, postal address, telephone, fax number and e-mail address. When you submit personal data to us, you understand and agree that this data will be supplied to UK Trade & Investment and the Department for Business , Innovation and Skills who will take appropriate steps to ensure that personal data is protected from unauthorised use and kept in a secure manner either electronically or on manual records.
When you submit personal data to us you understand and agree that:
- The data is to be collected for the purpose of promoting UK business competitiveness and to help secure overseas sales and investments. This may involve the information being used by UK Trade & Investment or the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills for direct marketing and other activities for export promotion purposes. It may also involve the transfer of data outside the European Economic Area via our overseas offices.
- In order to provide you with advice the personal data may be passed to your nearest International Trade Team. To locate your nearest UKTI ITT team http://www.ukti.gov.uk/export.html
- In order to provide you with advice, the personal data may be passed to a carefully selected UK based Trade Association or Chamber of Commerce who may contact you in future to offer related services.
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UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may use your username and password at any time to access and amend your personal information.
The data controller is the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. You can write to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills nominated Data Protection Officer at 1 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0ET