PN122 - Skills and Employability Surveys Privacy Notice
Torfaen County Borough Council is committed to protecting your privacy when you use our services. This Privacy Notice is designed to give you information about the data we hold about you, how we use it, your rights in relation to it and the safeguards in place to protect it.
TCBC Service Area: Skills and Employability
Work area: NPPP
Contact Details: Angela.firstname.lastname@example.org
Privacy Notice Name: Skills and Employability Surveys
Data Controller: Torfaen County Borough Council, c/o Civic Centre, Pontypool, NP4 6YB
If you wish to raise a concern about the handling of your personal data, please contact the Data Protection Officer on 01495 762200 or email email@example.com
This notice is intended for people who have completed online or paper based surveys for the Council’s Skills and Employment projects.
Who provides your data to the Council?
The personal information we process is provided to us directly by you. You have provided this information in response to a survey conducted by Council departments to help improve the services we deliver.
How does the Council collect this information?
- Survey forms (electronically or paper based)
What information does the Council collect about you?
The Councils Skills and Employment projects collects a range of information about you, this includes Personal Identifiers such as;
- Your name, your contact details and post code.
- Employment status details such as if you are currently in or out of work and your barriers to employment
Why does the Council process your personal data?
Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information is
(a) Necessary to fulfil the tasks in the public interest or exercise of authority vested in the Council.
Special categories of personal data
We collect the following special category data;
- data concerning health, if applicable to you.
We collect this under Article 9 of the UK GDPR.
We do not collect any criminal data.
Who has access to your data?
Your data is shared internally only with the appropriate staff where it is necessary for the performance of their roles.
We do not pass your details to third parties unless we are lawfully required do so.
Is the Data transferred out of the UK?
How does the Council keep your data secure?
The Council has internal policies in place to ensure the data it processes is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed. Access to this data is restricted in accordance with the Council’s internal policies and in compliance with the UK GDPR.
Data will be stored securely in:
- Electronically, saved on secure IT file systems. Any paper survey forms are immediately destroyed securely once the data has been transferred to an electronic format.
How long does the Council keep your data?
The Council will hold your personal data only for the period that is necessary and will follow organisational and Local Authority standards in this area. At the end of the retention period the Council will securely destroy or dispose of the data in line with retention schedules.
Are we making automated decisions/profiling with your data?
You have a number of Rights you can exercise:
- Access - to obtain a copy of your data on request
- Rectification – to require the Council to change incorrect or incomplete data
- Object, Restrict or Delete - under certain circumstances you can require the Council to delete or stop processing your data, for example where the data is no longer necessary for the purposes of processing
- Data portability – to receive and/or transmit data provided to the Council to other organisations (this applies in limited circumstances)
- Withdraw your consent at any time (where consent has been given)
- To know the consequences of failing to provide data to the Council
- To know the existence of any Automated Decision-making, including profiling, and the consequences of this for you.
- To lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Information Commissioners Office)
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact Angela Price - Angela.firstname.lastname@example.org
The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office (Wales), 2nd Floor, Churchill House, Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2HH. Telephone 0330 414 6421 or e-mail Wales@ico.org.uk.
Last Modified: 09/05/2023
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