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Hertfordshire uses and protects any information that you give The Police an
d Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire when you use this website.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to
ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01.04.2015.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic
and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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Controlling your personal information
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire, Harpenden Police Station, 15 Vaughan Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4GZ.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
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COVID-19 Privacy Notice addition
The information we need to collect and why do we need it? In the course of responding to the Covid-19 pandemic and providing you with the support you need, we will also temporarily keep the following information for 21 days to assist with any NHS Test and Trace requests:
• Date and time of attendance
• Full name
• Contact number
• Parent/Carers details (if individual is under 16)
This information may often change, for the most up to date information please visit https://www.gov.uk/privacy-notice-for-maintaining-records-to-support-nhs-test-and-trace
What law applies and which bits set out the legal basis for us to collect and hold this personal information? The two main pieces of law that apply are:
1. The EU general data protection regulation 2016 (also known as GDPR), and
2. The data protection act 2018
We rely on the following as the lawful bases on which we collect and use your personal data:
• GDPR Article 6(1)(e): the processing is necessary for the performance of its official tasks carried out in the public interest in providing and managing a health service
• GDPR Article 9(2)(h): the processing is necessary for the management of health or social care systems and services
• GDPR Article 9(2)(i): the processing is necessary for reasons of public interest in the area of public health
• DPA 2018 – Schedule 1, Part 1, s.3: Public Health
• DPA 2018 – Schedule 1, Part 1, (2)(2)(f): Health or social care purposes
Where do we get the information from and who will we share it with? In most cases this information is already held and was provided by you or your Parent/Carers. This information will only be used to advise Public Health England, if you or someone within your group confirms or suspects that they have Coronavirus.
This information is:
• subject to the same security measures in place to prevent it from being accidentally lost or used or accessed in an unauthorised way.
• only to be accessed by those authorised and are subject to a duty of confidentiality
How long will we hold this information for? In most cases this is information that is already collected, however if this information is separately collected it will be held securely for the 21 days and then destroyed.
For the most current guidance please go to https://www.gov.uk/privacy-notice-for-maintaining-records-to-support-nhs-test-and-trace