Privacy Policy

Your rights about your personal information

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Personal information means about you

 

There are rules about how businesses or the government can keep your personal information

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The rules are called the General Data Protection Regulations or GDPR

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The rules give you rights about how business or government keep your
personal information

What is personal information? 

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Personal information is information that can be used to identify you

 

This can be:
 

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Your name

Your address

Your telephone number

Your email address

Links to your social media accounts like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram

 

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Who could have your personal information?

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People who could have your information are:

Your doctor or other health services 

Your local council 

 

Other places where you get support from like day services 

A business you use like your bank or a points card from a shop

Social media like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram

Your rights

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You have the right to be told if anyone has or uses your personal information

You have the right to know why they have got your personal information

You have a right to know how long they will keep your information for

You have the right to know who they will share your information with

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Checking your personal information

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You have the right to see your personal information 

 

 

 

 

 

You can ask for it by speaking to someone or you can write to someone

 

 

 

 

 

They have 1 month to show you the information

 

 

 

 

 

The personal information they have about you must be
Easy to understand
Easy to get
Clear and easy to read

 

Make sure your information is right

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You have the right to have your personal information and get it changed if it is wrong

 

You can ask for it by speaking to someone or you can write to someone

 

They have 1 month to put the information right

Getting your personal information removed

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You have the right to have your information removed if you do not want people to have it

Removed means to take something away

You can ask for the information to be removed by speaking to someone or writing to someone

They must remove it in 1 month

 

 

 

 

 

They may say no if you want your information removed

 

Sometimes they can say no because the law says that the information should not be removed

 

They must write to you if they do not remove your information

 

They must tell you why they are not going to remove your information

 

They must do this in 1 month