Under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) Cumbria County Council has a responsibility to inform you about the data it collects, the reasons or purposes for collecting it, the way it will be used and who it will be shared with. The council is registered with the Information Commissioner and its notification entry can be viewed online at: Register of Data Controllers using reference Z5623112.
-When you submit an initial enquiry for fostering or adoption you will be asked to provide the following details:
The purpose for collecting this information is to assist with processing your expression of interest.
This data will be used to manage and respond to the service requests you submit and may be passed to third parties where necessary (including other internal service areas). By clicking ‘Submit’ at the end of this form you indicate that you consent to the council using your data for these purposes.
Whilst you are responsible for the accuracy of the data you provide the council will ensure that it is: -
You have the right to ask the council to stop using your data at any time. Please be aware that if you withdraw your consent you will not be able to access your online council services.
If you have any questions about the information contained in this statement or you would like to submit a Subject Access Request please contact: -
Data Protection Officer
Cumbria County Council
Telephone: (01228) 606060