The Council is the data controller for purposes of the Data Protection Act (2018) and The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 ("GDPR") and is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)
Brighton & Hove City council are committed to protecting your personal information. As a data controller we have a responsibility to make sure you know why and how your personal information is being collected in accordance with relevant data protection law.
Purposes and lawful basis of processing
We are collecting your data for the purpose of delivery of a group work intervention aimed at improving parental relationships.
We have a lawful basis for processing this data under the lawful basis of Performance of a task carried out in the public interest (Data Protection Act 2018 schedule 3, part 3 para 8; Working Together to Safeguard Children statutory guidance July 2018)
Special category data is being processed under the lawful basis of Substantial Public Interest (DPA 2018 schedule 1, part 2, para 18)
Who we will share your data with
Your data may be shared with Tavistock Relationships which is the accreditation and supervision organisation that will accredit the facilitator for this group programme.
If there are any safeguarding concerns these will be shared with the appropriate professionals.
How long we will hold your data (retention)
We will hold your data for no longer than two months from the last session of the group unless there are safeguarding concerns, when they will be kept in accordance with the Retention Schedule for the FCL Directorate.
Transferring data outside the European Economic Area
Your information is not processed outside of the European Economic Area.
Your information rights
- Under GDPR you have certain rights concerning your information.
- For further information on your rights visit our website.
How to get advice or make a complaint
Data protection contact information
If you’d like to discuss your data protection rights, you can contact the Data Protection Team. Only use these contact details if you have questions about data protection and not for questions about other services.
We also have a Data Protection Officer. Visit our data protection officer page to find their contact details.
Please contact the Data Protection Team first if you have any concerns.
You can then contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO is the national regulator with responsibility for ensuring compliance with data protection.