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Parenting When Separated Referral Form


Why we need your information

The data on this form is being gathered to access the Parenting When Separated Programme. Hertfordshire County Council will use this information to form a referral list.
This information is being gathered and will be processed on the basis that you are giving consent for us to do so. If you wish to withdraw consent at any time you can do so by emailing EHCommissioning@hertfordshire.gov.uk  

What we will do with your information

The information you give us will be held by the Early Help Commissioning team of Hertfordshire County Council and will only be used to access the Parenting When Separated Programme.
In order to deliver this service we will share your information with the trained Parenting When Separated Facilitators.

How long we will keep your information

The information that you supply to us will be kept for 3 years to allow for the course to be evaluated, upon this data will be reviewed annually to ensure it is not kept for longer than required to evidence demand and support future planning. Where possible data will be anonymised where the participant has accessed the course or informed the Early Help Commissioning Team they no longer wish to be considered for the course.  

Details of HCC’s retention schedules can be found here.

What are your rights?

Hertfordshire County Council will be the Data Controller for this information.
You have the following rights in relation to this data:

  • You have the right to be informed about what information we hold about you and how we use it.
  • You have the right to request copies of any information the Council holds about you by making a subject access request.
  • If information we hold about you is factually inaccurate you have the right to have it corrected.
  • You have the right to object to the way we are using your data.
  • You have the right to request that your data is deleted. However we may be unable to delete your data if there is a need for us to keep it. In this case you will receive an explanation of why we need to keep the data.
  • You can also request that we stop using your data while we consider a request to have it corrected or deleted. There may be some circumstances in which we are unable to do this however we will provide an explanation if this is the case.
  • In certain circumstances you may also request data we hold about you in a format that allows it to be transferred to another organisation.
  • In the event that decisions are taken using automated processes you have the right to request that these decisions are reviewed by a member of staff and to challenge these decisions.
  • If you would like to request copies of your data, request that your data is deleted or have any other queries in relation to data which the Council holds about you please contact the Data Protection Team.

Data Protection Team
Hertfordshire County Council
County Hall
Pegs Lane
SG13 8DQ
Tel: 01992 588099
Email: data.protection@hertfordshire.co.uk

You can also contact our Data Protection Officer at dataprotection.officer@hertfordshire.gov.uk or in writing to the address above.
If you are unhappy with the way that Hertfordshire County Council has used your data or with the way we have responded to a request you also have the right to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office www.ico.org.uk .


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