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Privacy Notice

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of Carers and Service Users and the data we hold.
We will retain your data for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purpose for which you have provided it. If you ask us to remove you from our database we will do so, but we may then be unable to assist you.

Derbyshire Carers Association’s purpose for processing your data is the legitimate interest of helping Carers and Service Users.

You have the right to object to data processing where we are relying on a legitimate interest to do so if you think that your rights and interests outweigh ours and you wish us to stop. To do so, you should contact the Data Protection Officer mentioned below.

There may be times when we have to provide some data to our commissioners to meet contractual requirements or conditions attached to grants. If you do not allow us to provide this data we may not be able to provide certain services to you that are funded or partly funded by those commissioners.

Your data is not processed outside of the UK.

We do not use `automated decision making`.

Your rights

You have the right to information about what personal data we process, how and on what basis as set out in this policy.

You have the right to access your own personal data by way of a subject access request (see above).
You can correct any inaccuracies in your personal data. To do so you should contact the Data Protection Officer mentioned below.

You have the right to request that we erase your personal data where we are not entitled under the law to process it or it is no longer necessary to process it for the purpose for which it was collected. To do so you should contact the Data Protection Officer mentioned below.

If you request that your personal data is corrected or erased or contest the lawfulness of our processing of your personal data, you have the right to apply for its use to be restricted while the application is made. To do so you should contact the Data Protection Officer mentioned below.

You have the right to object if we process your personal data for the purposes of direct marketing.

You have the right to receive a copy of your personal data and to transfer your personal data to another data controller. We will not charge for this and will in most cases aim to do this within one month.

You have the right to be notified of a data security breach concerning your personal data.

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner. You can do this by contacting the Information Commissioner’s Office directly. Full contact details including a helpline number can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website (www.ico.org.uk). This website has further information on your rights and our obligations.

Our Data Protection Officer is Narinder Sharma CEO of DCA contactable on 01773 833 833.