What is personal and sensitive data?

Personal data is data which can be used to identify you. This may include your name, date of birth, address, telephone number etc.

Sensitive personal data is information related to any of the following: racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union membership, health, sexuality or sex life, offences and/or convictions.

Where will you store my data?

The record of your case will be stored in an electronic database system accessed by staff of South Cheshire CLASP. Paper copies of your data may also be stored securely and accessed by staff of South Cheshire CLASP.

How will you use my data?

Your data will primarily be used for the purpose of providing you with a support service. We will also use anonymised data for the purposes of reporting to funders and statistical monitoring. In some instances, South Cheshire CLASP may contact you to invite you to participate in surveys or research projects about particular issues.

Can I withhold my consent?

Yes but South Cheshire CLASP will not be able to provide you with a support service which includes provision of paper and electronic information and events.

What is a Data Controller?

A Data Controller is someone who is responsible for your data and who must make sure that your data is processed according to the law. For example they are responsible for making sure that the information held about you is accurate and that it is kept secure. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act the Project Manager is the Data Controller.

Why might you share my personal and sensitive personal data? Who will you share it with?

We will only ever share your information with your permission, for the purposes we have stated (unless required to do so by law).

Obtaining the information we hold about you

You have a right to ask for a copy of your information and to correct any inaccuracies. Under the GDPR (2018), South Cheshire CLASP is required to respond to your request within a month. If you would like a copy of the information we hold about you, please write to The Chief Executive, South Cheshire CLASP, Jubilee House, St Paul’s Street, Crewe, Cheshire CW1 2QA.