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South Ribble Together

Council Service: South Ribble Together

Why we use personal information about you      

  • To provide you with support during the Covid-19 Pandemic and protect public health
  • To assess asses the level of support you require
  • To ensure that you are safe and well

Why we are allowed to use your personal information    

  • Legal obligation or public task under various UK laws including - Coronavirus Act 2020 and Local Government Act 1972

What sort of information we may hold about you             

  • The personal Data that we hold includes information such as;
    • your name
    • contact details, address, email and phone
    • medical information including allergies
    • If you have Covid-19 or symptoms
    • If you are over 70
    • If you live alone
    • any agencies you currently receive support from
    • Special category / assistance you require

How long we may keep your personal information           

  • Your information will be held electronically or on paper and retained for a period of 2 years after closure of your case
  • Your information will be held securely and treated confidentially

Who we share your personal data with  

  • We may share your information with other Council services to ensure our records are accurate and up to date. We will obtain consent to do this
  • Other agencies and organizations  that are working with us to provide the immediate support/services you require. We will obtain consent to do this
  • We may share your data with Chorley Council as part of the shared services arrangements.

When computers make any decisions about you

Not Applicable

When your data gets sent to other countries       

Not applicable

Your rights  

You have the right to:

  • Request a copy of your information ( known as a subject access request)
  • Request rectification or erasure of your information
  • Request a restriction on the processing of your information, and, object to processing of your information
  • Complain to the information Commissioners office about the way the Council processes your information

If you require further information about the use of your data or would like to exercise any of the above rights please contact: the Data protection officer at South Ribble Borough Council

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