May 2018


The following privacy notice applies to Fostering.

Information collected:

  • Name 
  • Address 
  • DoB 
  • Ethnicity 
  • Religion 
  • Contact details 
  • Relationships Information 
  • Personal Referees 
  • Other Agencies Involved 
  • Family Composition 
  • Education Information 
  • Health Information  
  • Financial Information
  • Police involvement/Convictions
  • Housing Information  
  • Family History
  • NHS Number

Agencies we might share the information with:

  • Ofsted 
  • Health Agencies 
  • Police 
  • Other Local Authorities 
  • Education Providers 
  • The Fostering Network 
  • Foster Carer Support Groups

Purpose for processing:

  • Safeguarding of children and families
  • Service delivery
  • Service Improvement
  • Prevention/Detection of Crime/Fraud
  • Service Planning/Research

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the legal bases we rely on for processing personal information for general purposes are:

  • Legal Obligation - The processing is necessary to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations).
  • Vital Interest – The processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of a data subject or another person.
  • Public Task - The processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or an official function, with a clear basis in law.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the legal basis we rely on for processing special personal information for general purposes are:

  • Public Health - The processing is necessary for the delivery of Health and Social Care Services.
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