Seacroft Friends And Neighbours Privacy Notice
To support our work with older people, we need to collect and hold information about our members.
Why do we collect data?
The information we collect is used to ensure that we provide the best service to our members. If you are a member then we collect and use your personal data in our legitimate interests and therefore, according to the GDPR, we do not require your explicit consent.
What data do we hold?
The data includes some or all of the following: names, date of birth, nationality, ethnicity, religion, disabilities, health and dietary issues, address, contact details, National Insurance number, General Practitioner and next of kin details also other people involved in care such as health professionals.
The only financial data we hold would be through a benefit assessment where required. Or if you have requested specific help with finance.
Personal information is stored securely, will be kept for 2 years after you leave the service, then disposed of securely.
Where do we get the data from?
In most cases, the information we hold about a person is provided by the person themselves, or by their immediate family. In some cases a referral can be made by a third party but we ask that they have your consent to pass this information to us.
Who has access to the data?
The data is accessible to the staff of the organisation. We will only ever share personal information with connected 3rd parties (e.g. local health and social care services, emergency contacts etc.), solely with regards to your health and wellbeing, to enable us to provide a service to you and to meet our funding requirements. NB we NEVER sell personal information, or share it with unconnected parties.
How can a person know what data is held?
You may see a copy of the data we hold about you, by request to Kate or Carol and you may ask that we correct any inaccuracies Indeed, we positively welcome being told we have something wrong!
You may ask that we delete the data. However, we may deem that the data (or some of it) should be retained. There may be circumstances, for instance, where the Group needs to investigate a complaint, and the data we hold may help to determine the truth.
The people responsible for managing the data are :
Kate Taverner – Kate.firstname.lastname@example.org tel 0113 2734979
or Carol Lockwood at email@example.com tel 0113 2323662
Please let us know if you are happy for Seacroft Friends and Neighbours Networks to use your image for publicity.
Please keep this copy of the privacy statement. The full data protection policy is available on request - please ask a member of staff. All policies are held in the office