Last updated: Friday, 17 August 2018
Please note: the following notice provides additional privacy information to the
Rochdale Borough Council privacy notice.
Our commissioning strategy for children and young people sets out how we will commission services to ensure that children, young people and their families are enabled to improve outcomes and life chances. We are responsible for specifying, commissioning, planning, delivering and evaluating the impact of the services we provide such as Independent Fostering and Private Residential Care.
We commission services that meet the needs of all children and young people including the most disadvantaged and vulnerable children and their families. We work closely with partner agencies to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people.
What personal information we collect
We collect personal information to make sure that we can carry out our work. The personal information we collect includes:
- Address and contact details including email address
- Age and date of birth
- Identifiers such as National Insurance number, passport number, driving licence number, vehicle registration number
- Health or medical records including disabilities
- Crime or offending information
- Attainment or educational data
- Financial information such as bank details
- Ethnicity or nationality
Who we collect personal information about
When we collect personal information it may be about:
How we use personal information
We use your personal information to:
- Maintain accounts and records
- Promote the services we provide
- Provide social services
- Commission services
- Undertake investigations and audits
Why we use your personal information
We're required by law to commission service for Children. This is detailed in legislation and guidance including:
- The Children and Young Persons Act 2008
- The Childcare Act 2006
- The Education Act 1996
- The School Standards and Framework Act 1998
- The Children Act 1989
We're allowed to process personal and sensitive data for the following reasons under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Articles and the Data Protection Act:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- For a public task or statutory function
- For the performance of a contract
- Legal proceedings such as obtaining advice and defending legal rights
- Health and social care
Who we share your personal information with
We collect information from and disclose information to individuals and organisations that can support our work including:
- Council departments
- Other public bodies and authorities
- Schools and higher education providers
- Ombudsman and regulatory bodies
- Partner agencies
- Service providers
When we make an automated decision about your personal information
This service doesn't make any decisions using computers or programmes that don't involve a human being when using your personal information.
How long we keep your personal information
We keep personal information collected as part of this process for a minimum of 75 years from the date of birth of the Child, or for an additional length of time if necessary.
When we transfer your personal information beyond the European Economic Area (EEA)
This service doesn't transfer your information outside the EEA.
We do not routinely share data with any organisation outside the UK, but our website is available across the internet and we communicate with applicants and stakeholders wherever they are.