Your personal records
Sharing information about you
Giving your agreement
You will be asked to agree to the sharing of your personal information. You do not have to agree if you do not want to. We will not disclose any information about you without your consent, unless we have a statutory duty to do so in preventing harm to you or someone else, or to assist with the prevention or detection of crime.
Sharing of information is covered by the Data Protection Act 1998. Adults, Health and Social Care in Calderdale complies with the rules of good information handling practice, known as the data protection principles. The principles require, among other things, that personal data is processed fairly and lawfully; that it is accurate and relevant and is subject to appropriate security.
In principle, you have a right to see any personal information held about you. There are some exceptions to this rule, for example:
- Information which identifies other people (unless they have agreed to the disclosure).
- Information which, if disclosed, would cause serious physical or mental harm to you or any other person.
- Information which, if disclosed, would hinder the prevention and detection of crime, or the apprehension or prosecution of offenders.
For further information about how we share information about you:
- Corporate Information Manager
Democratic and Partnership Services
Halifax HX1 1UN.