Coventry City Council complies with the Data Protection Act and the UK GDPR and is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) as a Data Controller.
This privacy notice explains how personal information is going to be used, what for, who it will be shared with and why.
The Safeguarding Adults Team collect, hold and share personal information about people who work with adults with care and support needs, whether an employee, volunteer or student (paid or unpaid) and there is a concern or allegation that could mean they pose a risk of harm to the adults they work with.
We use this information to:
Determine if the person poses a risk to adults with care and support needs and to take action where there is evidence that adults with care and support needs are or maybe at risk of abuse or neglect.
We process personal data because it is necessary to comply with our legal obligations under the Care Act 2014.
We may share your information with the following organisations when it is necessary to fulfil our legal obligation(s):
We may receive personal information about you from:
Your personal information will be held for 6 years plus the current year in accordance with the Council Retention Policy for Adult Social Care Vulnerable Adult Protection and Support.
You have the right to:
To exercise any of these rights please contact Andrew Errington and/or email [email protected]
You have the right to submit a complaint if you are unhappy with the way your request is handled or disagree with a decision made by the Council regarding your data. In these circumstances you can contact the Data Protection Team (DPO) and request a review of the decision. [email protected]
If you are not satisfied with any outcome from the DPO you may wish to apply to the Information Commissioner's Office at:
The Information Commissioner's Office,
Date of last review: June 2019