Privacy Notice - Adult Social Care Third Party Contributions
What this privacy notice is for
Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary privacy notice at:
- Data Protection - web page
This notice provides additional privacy information for:
- Adult social care Income and Payments team regarding third party top up contribution
Updating our privacy notices
We may update or revise our privacy notices at any time so please refer to the version published on our website for the most up to date details
What we use your information for
We collect your personal information for the following purpose(s):
- To identify who is agreeing to pay the third-party top-up
- To make a decision on whether the top-up is affordable and sustainable
- To inform the decision on the adult social care services to be provided
The information you provide will only be used to make a decision on your ability to pay a third party top-up.
What categories of personal information do we use?
Personal information can be anything that identifies and relates to a living person. This can include information that when linked with other information, allows a person to be uniquely identified. For example, this could be your name and contact details.
The law treats some types of personal information as ‘special’ because the information requires more protection due to its sensitivity. This information consists of:
- Racial or ethnic origin
- Sexuality and sexual life
- Religious or philosophical beliefs
- Trade union membership
- Political opinions
- Genetic and biometric data
- Physical or mental health
- Criminal convictions and offences
In order to carry out these purposes we collect and obtain the following personal information.
|Category of personal data
Lifestyle and social circumstances
Goods and services
Employment and education details
Case file information
Physical or mental health
Sexual life or sexual orientation
Offences (including alleged offences)
Race or ethnic origin
Criminal proceedings, outcomes and sentences
Legal basis for processing
The legal basis for processing and or sharing your personal information is:
Article 6 of the GDPR allows us to process your data in line with the public task requirements under The Care Act (2014).
Article 9 of the GDPR allows us to process special data for the provision of health and social care. In some instances we would also need your consent as the third party to process your information. You do have the right to withdraw consent at any point.
The Care Act 2014 sets out guidance for local authorities to manage third party top ups for adult social care services as part of which we need to assess the affordability and sustainability of the agreement.
If the information is not provided then the third party contribution cannot be agreed and alternative services may need to be considered.
In addition to the general reasons for information sharing described in the council’s corporate privacy notice, we may, with your permission, share personal information about you with the following organisations:
Information provided in relation to third party contributions will not be shared with any other organisations.
We will not collect information in relation to your ability to pay a third party contribution from any other sources.
Data Transfers beyond European Economic Area
We do not transfer any of your personal information outside the European Economic Area (‘EEA’).
All the decisions we make about you involve human intervention.
How long do we keep your data?
We will only keep your personal information for as long as the law specifies or where the law does not specify this, for the length of time determined by our business requirements.
Your information will only be kept for a specific amount of time after which it will be securely destroyed in line with the council’s record retention policies.
Where can I get advice?
More information on how to seek advice in order to exercise your rights, raise a concern or complain about the handling of your personal information by the council can be found in the council’s privacy notice which can be found at:
- Data Protection - web page