This Privacy Notice sets out what you need to know about how Doncaster Council will use your information for the national Prevent agenda that aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism, in all its forms. Prevent works at the pre-criminal stage, using early intervention to encourage and empower individuals and communities to challenge extremist and terrorist ideology and behaviour.
Channel is a multi-agency safeguarding programme, within the prevent strategy which operates in every local authority in England and Wales. It focuses on early intervention to protect vulnerable people from being radicalised and help them avoid being drawn into extremism. If you are offered support through Channel, the team operating in the local authority area will collect and process personal information about you. Under the General Data Protection Regulations we have certain responsibilities as a controller and processor of your personal data, and you have certain rights as a data subject. This notice is to inform you of your rights and our responsibilities.
The Council is committed to meeting its data protection obligations and handling your information securely. You should make sure you read and understand this notice before submitting your information to us.
What information about you do we collect?
Personal information such as, your name, contact details (address, email address and telephone number), date of birth, gender, employment details, education information, care services provided, housing needs, family situation and associates (where absolutely relevant), National Insurance Number, language spoken (for interpretation requirements where needed).
Special category data such as your ethnicity, information about your physical and mental health, information about your religious and / or political beliefs.
Processing of personal data relating to relevant criminal convictions and offences such as allegations and details of behaviour including online activity, previous cautions and convictions.
How do we collect information about you?
- your family members
- internal Council Departments
- the Police
- Doncaster Children’s Services Trust
- education establishments
- housing providers
- health providers
- partner agencies, such as voluntary organisations and other statutory organisations
- commissioned service providers
How will your information be used?
The Legal Basis for using your information
- processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller
- processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject
- processing is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person
- processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person where the data subject is physically or legally incapable of giving consent
- processing is necessary for reasons of substantial public interest
- processing is necessary for reasons of substantial public interest, for the prevention or detection of crime
- The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015
- The Crime and Disorder Act 1998
- Human Rights Act 1998
- Equalities Act 2010
Who will your information be shared with?
- the Police,
- Health services,
- Doncaster Children’s Services Trust,
- Adult Social Care Services,
- relevant local schools and other educational establishments,
- relevant charities and commissioned services.
How long will we keep your information?
- to be informed of our use of information about you
- of access to information about you
- rectify information about you that is inaccurate
- to have your information erased (the ‘right to be forgotten’)
- to restrict how we use information about you
- to move your information to a new service provider
- to object to how we use information about you
- not to have decisions made about you on the basis of automated decision making
- to object to direct marketing
- to complain about anything the Council does with your information (please see the ‘Complaints’ section below)
Changes to this privacy notice
Data Protection Officer (DPO)
- monitoring the Council’s compliance with data protection law;
- providing expert advice and guidance on data protection;
- acting as the point of contact for data subjects; and,
- co-operating and consulting with the Information Commissioner’s Office (see ‘Complaints’ below).
The ICO is the UK's independent body set up to uphold information rights, and they can investigate and adjudicate on any data protection related concerns you raise with them. They can be contacted via the methods below:
Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Post: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.