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Introduction

We take our duty to protect personal information and confidentiality very seriously and we are committed to comply with all relevant legislation and to take all reasonable measures to ensure the confidentiality and security of personal data for which we are responsible, whether computerised or on paper.

We may gather and use certain information you provide, in order to deliver products or services and enable functionality. This is done when you submit information to us.

We also collect information to better understand how visitors use this website to present timely and relevant information to them. This is done through the use of cookies.

Key Details of the PRIVACY POLICY

The Website/ System privacy policy describes how CHFT Weekly makes use of the information you give the company when you use this website

If you are asked to provide information when using this website, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy.

This policy is updated from time to time to reflect any changes. The latest version is published on this page. This website privacy policy was updated on: May 4th 2018.

If you have any questions about this policy, please email webteam@this.nhs.uk or write to us at:

Oak House
Woodvale Office Park
Woodvale Rd
Brighouse
HD6 4AB

What information is being collected through personal submission and how do we collect that

This website does not collect and store any data through input from yourself.

What information is being collected through Cookies and how we use them

We use cookies for our analytics procedure, which is classed as observed data, to track demographics and movements through our site online. Please see our cookie policy page for more information on cookies and how we use them.

Who is collecting this information and who is your information shared with?

We, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust as the data controller, are collecting this information with your consent and will only share your information within Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust and those involved from the Health Informatics Service who are our Data Processor and are involved in the maintenance of the system.

We promise we will never share your details with anyone else.

We are Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Our registered office is

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary
Trust Headquarters
Acre Street
Lindley
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD3 3EA
Main Switchboard: 01484 342000

Their Data Protection Officer is: Helen McNae, helen.mcnae@this.nhs.uk, 07748 623531

Data Processor

 The Health Informatics Service is an IM&T Provider, providing solutions to over 40 organisations throughout the UK.
Their Registered office is Oak House, Woodvale Office Park, Woodvale Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 4AB
Their Data Protection Officer is: Helen McNae, helen.mcnae@this.nhs.uk, 07748 623531

Why is this information being collected and how your information will be used?

Your information will only be used to process your request and contact you back if the situation warrants a response.   

Your rights as a data subject

You as the data subject have the following rights:

Under the Data Protection Act - 6th Principle:

  • a right of access to a copy of their personal data;
  • a right to object to processing that is likely to cause or is causing damage or distress;
  • a right to object to decisions being taken by automated means;
  • a right in certain circumstances to have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed; and
  • a right to claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the Act

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

  • a right to confirmation that their personal data is being processed and access to a copy of that data which in most cases will be Free of Charge and will be available within 1 month (which can be extended to two months in some circumstances)
  • Who that data has or will be disclosed to;
  • The period of time the data will be stored for
  • a right in certain circumstances to have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed;
  • Data Portability – data provided electronically in a commonly used format
  • The right to be forgotten and erasure of data does not apply to an individual’s health record or for public health purposes
  • The right to lodge a complaint with a supervising authority (see Raising a concern page 7)

For more information on your rights and what this means please see the ICO’s Documentation here.

Please note: Should you have a problem with the way your data is being handled, in the first instance Data Subjects should be going to the organisations DPO to make a formal complaint, In the second instance individuals have a right to complain to the ICO.

You’re right to object, refuse or withdraw consent

You have the right to not submit any data you do not to. Once you have submitted your query the details will only be stored in email format. If you wish to revoke your contact please specify when you are contacted back.

Please note: Should you have a problem with the way your data is being handled, in the first instance Data Subjects should be going to the organisations DPO to make a formal complaint, In the second instance individuals have a right to complain to the ICO.

Security

Confidentiality affects everyone: the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust collect’s, stores and uses large amounts of personal and sensitive personal data every day, such as medical records, personal records and computerised information. This data is used by many people in the course of their work.

We take our duty to protect personal information and confidentiality very seriously and we are committed to comply with all relevant legislation and to take all reasonable measures to ensure the confidentiality and security of personal data for which we are responsible, whether computerised or on paper.

At Trust Board level, we have appointed a Senior Information Risk Owner who is accountable for the management of all information assets and any associated risks and incidents, and a Caldicott Guardian who is responsible for the management of patient information and patient confidentiality.

We will always hold your information securely.

To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information we have implemented strong physical and electronic safeguards.

We also follow stringent procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the GDPR legislation.

Links from our site

Our website may contain links to other websites.

Please note that we have no control of websites outside the cht.nhs.uk domain. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its data protection and privacy.

Always be wary when submitting data to websites. Read the sites data protection and privacy policies fully.