During the course of its employment activities, The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust collects, stores and processes personal information about prospective, current and former staff.
This Privacy Notice includes applicants, employees (and former employees), workers (including agency, bank and contracted staff), volunteers, trainees and those carrying out work experience.
In order to carry out our activities and obligations as an employer we handle data in relation to:
Staff are trained to handle your information correctly and protect your confidentiality and privacy. We aim to maintain high standards, adopt best practice for our record keeping and regularly check and report on how we are doing. Your information is never collected or sold for direct marketing purposes.
Your information is not processed overseas.
The Trust needs to process staff personal data in order to function effectively as an organisation, examples of these are:
Any disclosures of personal data are always made on case-by-case basis, using the minimum personal data necessary for the specific purpose and circumstances and with the appropriate security controls in place. Information is only shared with those agencies and bodies who have a "need to know" or where you have consented to the disclosure of your personal data to such persons.
To enable effective staff administration the Trust may engage with third party organisations to process your data on our behalf. These organisations are known as data processors and we ensure that they are legally and contractually bound to the Trust.
We may use the information we hold about you to detect and prevent crime or fraud. We may also share this information with other bodies that inspect and manage public funds.
We will not routinely disclose any information about you without your express permission. However, there are circumstances where we must or can share information about you owing to a legal/statutory obligation.
All our records are destroyed and retained in line with the NHS Records Management Code of Practice which set out the appropriate length of time each NHS record is held for. We do not keep your records for longer than necessary.
All records are destroyed confidentiality once their retention period has been met and the Trust has made the decision that the records are no longer required.
Data Protection laws give individuals rights in respect of the personal information that we hold about you. These are:
If you have any questions or concerns regarding how we use your information, please contact the Trust's Data Protection Officer:
The Information Governance ManagerThe Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation TrustClatterbridge Cancer Centre - WirralClatterbridge RoadWirralCH63 4JY
Tel: (0151) 556 5844E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the regulator for current data Protections Laws and offer independent advice and guidance on the law and personal data, including your rights and how to access your personal information.
Additionally, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner if you should ever be dissatisfied with the way the Trust has handled or shared your personal information:
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)Wycliffe HouseWater LaneWilmslowCheshireSK9 5AF
Tel: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745Information Commissioner's Office website - www.ico.org.uk
This privacy notice will be reviewed on a regular basis to ensure it is in line with national guidance and legislation. This privacy notice was last reviewed in May 2018