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.

Legal rights

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:

Useful contacts

For further information about how we share information about you:

Last Updated: 20/09/2016