Privacy Notices - Respect Privacy Notice
Respect is a programme for young people who find it difficult to control their anger towards their families. The service is available to young people aged 10-17 and their parent/carers experiencing violence from the young person at home. This includes behaviour like hitting, making threats, damaging things in the home and emotional abuse.
- What is a Privacy Notice?
A Privacy Notice is a statement issued by an organisation which explains how personal and confidential data about individuals is collected, used and shared.
- Who is collecting and using your personal data?
When you come to Respect we will need to collect information about you, this is called your ‘data’ and you are the ‘data subject’. This privacy notice tells you what information we collect about you and why. Swindon Borough Council is the ‘data controller’. The new data protection law (the GDPR) states that we must only use your personal data for tasks in the public interest and/or tasks for relating to the work we do with you. Swindon Borough Council oversee what information we ask for and how it is used – this is to ensure that our service is fair and open to all.
- Your personal data – what is it?
Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”).
- What personal data do we collect?
The details that we need to collect whilst working with you include: your name, address, gender, ethnicity, physical or mental health condition, education or employment, Information relating to your family and lifestyle information about criminal proceedings, outcomes and sentences that may involve you.
This information is held on paper files and in our database. Only staff and others who work closely with us in the same office can see and/or have access to this.
Sometimes we have to share some of this information with Police or Social Care or others to keep you or other people safe.
Wherever possible, we will let you know that we are doing this.
- How do we process your personal data?
This information is held on paper files and in our database. Only Respect staff and managers in the same office can see and/or have access to this.
- Why do we need your personal information?
We need your personal information to:
- understand your situation and to help us to support you in the best way we can
- keep a record of when we see you and when we speak to other people about you
- help keep you safe
- find ways of improving our service
- How the law allows us to use your information?
The new data protection law (the GDPR) states that we must only use your personal data for tasks in the public interest and/or tasks relating to the work we do with you.
- Who do we share your information with?
We may share your details with the following agencies for data monitoring purposes. Wherever possible, we will let you know that we are doing this.
We may share your details with the following agencies:
- Swindon Borough Council
- Youth Offending Team
- Health Agencies
- U Turn (Drug Misuse service)
- Education Providers
- How do we protect your information?
We take the security of your personal data seriously. We have internal policies and controls in place to ensure that your personal data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed, and is not accessed except by our employees in the proper performance of their duties.
- How long do we keep your personal information?
This varies and is subject to change. For up to date details, please ask a member of Respect staff.
- What you can do with your information?
The law says you have the right to see the information we hold about you.
If you would like to see this information or you have any concerns about how we look after your personal information, please contact the Council’s Data Protection Officer at DataProtection@Swindon.gov.uk or Telephone 01793 445500.
- Your right to complain
For further details on how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information, and your rights to access information we hold on you please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Data Protection Officer at:
Swindon Borough Council
- What if you do not provide personal data?
You will still be able to access the service.
- How will we ensure compliance?
It will be reviewed within the guidelines of current and future legislation.
- Main privacy notice
You are viewing the Privacy Notice for the Respect programme.