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Privacy statement

Key Points 

  • Why we use your personal data: We typically use your personal information (including special categories of personal data such as information about your health) to provide safe and effective care and treatment to you.  
  • Who else has access to your personal data? In order to provide you with the care and treatment you need, we may share your personal information with third parties, such as other healthcare providers and third party service providers.

  • Security of your personal data: We respect the security of your data and treat it in accordance with the law.

  • Transferring your data internationally: We will not transfer your data outside of the EU.

What is the purpose of this privacy statement?

Who are we?

Our Data Protection Officer (DPO)

Information we hold about you

How we obtain your personal information

How and why your records are used

Sharing your information without your consent 

Third parties we may share your information with

Transferring information outside the EEA

Can we use your information for any other purpose?

Your rights

How do we keep your records confidential and secure?

What guidance/legislation do we have to adhere to?

How do we keep your records confidential and secure?

Child-friendly version of our privacy notice (for CAMHS and ECP children's services)

National Data Opt-Out Information

Data sharing within the IAPT service

Covid-19 privacy statement

Right to complain to the ICO

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office (the ICO) if you are not satisfied with the way we use your information. You can contact the ICO by writing to

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Changes to this privacy statement

We reserve the right to update this privacy statement at any time, and we will provide you with a new privacy statement when we make any substantial updates. We may also notify you in other ways from time to time about the processing of your personal information.