Social Care Matters (SCM) is run by Barnsley Council on behalf of the 15 local authorities in Yorkshire & The Humber. Barnsley Council is registered with the Information Commissioners Office as a Data Controller. Our registration number is Z5121328. We collect and process information in accordance with GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.
Information collection and use
The Social Care Matters website will record your name, email address and telephone/mobile number if you:
It will be used to allow us to respond to your request for information. In doing so, the legal basis we have for processing your personal information is that of a ‘legitimate interest’.
In order to process your information request, as part of our partnership arrangements we may need to share this data with the organisations within the Social Care Matters programme (Barnsley Council, Bradford Council, Calderdale Council, Doncaster Children’s Services Trust, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Hull City Council, Kirklees Council, Leeds City Council, North East Lincolnshire Council, North Lincolnshire Council, North Yorkshire Council, Rotherham Council, Sheffield City Council, Wakefield Council, York Council).
Your rights, access and control of your personal information
You have the right to see what information: is held about you; have incorrect information corrected; and to have it removed.
Where we hold your personal information we’ll:
To do this you can contact Karen Jones at Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, People Directorate, 7th Floor, Gateway Plaza, Barnsley, S70 9GG or at email@example.com.
You also have the right to complain to the Data Protection Office if you feel that your data has not been handled in accordance with the law. To do so you may contact our Data Protection Officer by emailing DPO@barnsley.gov.uk
Your personal information will be kept for a maximum of three years or until such time as the data is reviewed by us or is removed at your request.
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