At 18 Week Support, we take our responsibilities in relation to managing and protecting your data very seriously. This privacy notice sets out:
Our notice applies to:
When we refer to ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’, we mean 18 Week Support as the “Data Controllers”.
Patients wishing to access information related to an episode of care under 18 Week Support should contact the NHS Trust responsible for their care as they would be the “Data Controllers”. This means that although we deliver care on behalf of each Trust that subcontracts our services, we are not responsible for the management of information contained within the medical records.
We otherwise use data provided to us by applicants as part of the recruitment process and records of these are kept on our systems.
Through our website
The types of information we collect include name, address, contact details and documents obtained as part our recruitment processes through our website.
At our Corporate Offices
We also collect pseudonymised information related to episodes of care to monitor the quality of our service provision.
We will take all necessary steps to protect your privacy and keep your data secure. We have a number of measures in place to prevent your information from being lost, stolen or used for unauthorised purposes.
We will never sell your information and we will only ever disclose information in the following circumstances:
All personal information that we manage is stored within the UK in a secure environment. Any transfer of personal information is done through suitably protected methods.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have a number of rights to access the information we hold about you which should also be accurate.
In addition to the right of access, you now have the following rights:
Your data will be retained for no longer than is absolutely necessary and stored within appropriate timeframes.
If any of your details e.g. your name, address or other personal data have changed or are incorrect you have a responsibility to inform us so we can make the changes.
Should you have any concerns about how your information is managed by the Organisation please contact us at: –
If you are still unhappy following a review by the Organisation you can then complain to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) via their website www.ico.org.uk
or in writing to:
Information Commissioner’s Office
If you are happy for your data to be extracted and used for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice, then you do not need to do anything. If you have any concerns about how your data is shared, then please contact us.