Green Growth Opportunities

Disclaimer & Privacy Notice



Thank you for visiting the Mapping GM Green Growth Opportunities website. Please read this disclaimer carefully.

The Mapping GM website is supplied by Salford City Council on behalf of Greater Manchester Combined Authority (hereafter GMCA). GMCA is undertaking a Green Growth Opportunities Call for Sites to identify sites solely for the purpose of accelerating the delivery of the Greater Manchester 5-Year Environment Plan. Submission made to Green Growth Opportunities Call for Sites are not related to any of GMCA’s other strategies.

By submitting your site information and personal data to the Green Growth Opportunities Call for Sites we will consider opportunities to deliver environmental enhancement and improvement works on your site. As you register your site you will be asked for personal details including a contact email address and phone number. After you register you will be sent a unique reference number via email. Once you submit your site it will validated and then assessed against currently available funding opportunities. If your site is identified as an invalid submission you will be notified via emails

Sites submitted will be assessed for suitability and matched with GMCA partner organisations who have funding available. GMCA or a GMCA partner organisation will contact you if your site successfully matches with funding opportunities, we have available using your unique reference number. If your site does not match currently available funding schemes, projects or programmes, it will be retained and assessed against future opportunities as they come forward during the course of the GM 5 Year Environment Plan 2019-2024.

The submission of your site does not guarantee funding of any environmental measures or projects in the future. If you are contacted by one or more of our partners regarding a funding opportunity, this does imply any recommendation from the GMCA on whether or not to take up that offer. The GMCA accepts no responsibility for any decisions subsequently taken by those who submit information. We are not responsible if we are unable to match your site against funding opportunities.

Any funding arrangements identified through the Green Growth Opportunities Call for Sites tool will be separate agreements between the relevant body and the applicant and the GMCA shall have no responsibility of liability in relation to any such funding agreement.

You can ask for your site to be removed from the Green Growth Opportunities Call for Site at any time by contacting quoting your unique reference number and requesting a removal.

Discontinuing the service

GMCA may without notice and at its own discretion discontinue the Green Opportunities Call for Sites.

Improper Use

We may refuse to accept your site submission if we have reason to suspect that submission has, or will be, used for fraudulent or improper purposes.

If you wish to remove your submitted site please contact  with your unique reference number and quote Green Opportunities – site to be removed’ in the email subject.

Our Responsibility For Loss Or Damage Suffered By You

If you are a provider/business user:

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our site; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
  • In particular, we will not be liable for:
  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If you are a consumer user or non business user:

Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, loss of business opportunity, loss of or damage to reputation or goodwill, loss of or corruption of or damage to data or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

Privacy Notice

Data controller:
Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Churchgate House, 56 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6EU
ICO registration reference:
Customer enquiries contact details:
Data Protection Officer:
Phillipa Nazari, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Who we are

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is made up of the ten Greater Manchester councils, the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, and the Mayor of Greater Manchester. We work with other local services, businesses, communities and other partners to improve the city-region.

Summary of Green “call for sites” tool

The call for sites tool will enable land/building owners and managers to submit sites for consideration for environmental enhancement and improvement projects being developed or delivered by the Environment Directorate or GMCA partner organisations. The tool will be hosted on the Mapping GM Website. The tool has been developed to help deliver the commitments made in the GM 5-year Environment Plan identifying sites to help deliver the plan.

What information we will collect from you (the purpose and legal basis for processing information)

As part of your submission GMCA will collect the following information in order to contact you further about the project:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Site address
  • Telephone number

As the GMCA has legal responsibilities for the wellbeing of Greater Manchester residents, and a responsibility to treat them fairly and equally, the legal basis for collecting and using the data will be:

  • Article 6 1(e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller

How we ensure the security of your data

The GMCA is committed to the security of the information we collect and we use reasonable measures to prevent unauthorised access to that information.  We are required to demonstrate that our solutions meet the required levels of personal, procedural, policy, has been collected or subsequently authorised.

Personal data is hosted on Mapping GM. The security measures, firewall, access control and administration privileges for Mapping GM has been reviewed and accepted by the GMCA. A further privacy notice for Mapping GM can be found here: Privacy and cookie policy

Information retention

The GMCA will keep your information for 4 years in order to deliver on the needs of the GM 5 Year Environment Plan. We may keep your information in an anonymised format after this time for statistical purposes and in these cases, all personal information will be removed.

Transferring data

No personal data will be transferred outside of the EU.

Data sharing

The Information collected as part of the call for sites green tool will only be used by the GMCA and partner organisations to help deliver this project.

What rights do individuals have?

The GMCA must comply with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018.

Under data protection law, your rights include:

  • Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
  • Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
  • Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to object to processing - You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

If you wish to make a request, please contact us at:

How can I make a complaint?

If you are not satisfied with how the GMCA is using the information we hold about you please contact our Data Protection Officer by

If you are still not satisfied with the GMCA’s response to any request to exercise your individual rights or if you believe that the GMCA is not processing your personal data in accordance with the law, you can contact the Information Commissioners’ Office: 

  • Post: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF
  • Telephone: 0303 123 1113

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