My Life Advocacy acknowledge that the UK have adopted the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR), which came into effect as of 25th May 2018, as the replacement for the previous UK Data Protection Act (1998).
Your information will be stored and processed in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 in written and computerised form and retained for a period of 7 years in accordance with our organisational policy. The information about you will include your name, address, date of birth, contact details such as telephone numbers or email address, persons giving consent, reasons for referral and case notes detailing the intervention and also for case management purposes. Anonymous data may be shared with outside agencies for statistical purposes only.
After the 7 year period, your information will be professionally destroyed.
You will be asked to sign a consent form in which you agree that your information can be stored, processed, and retained as described above.
You have the right to access all information about you that is stored, processed and retained by this organisation in any form, and you will be provided with the information as to how to access your records should you wish to at any time.