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In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we have implemented this privacy notice to inform you, as prospective volunteer with HDCFR, of the types of data we process about you. We also include within this notice the reasons for processing your data, the lawful basis that permits us to process it, how long we keep your data for and your rights regarding your data.
A) DATA PROTECTION PRINCIPLES
Under GDPR, all personal data obtained and held by us must be processed according to a set of core principles. In accordance with these principles, we will ensure that:
B) TYPES OF DATA HELD
We keep several categories of personal data on our volunteers in order to carry out effective and efficient processes. We keep this data in relation to two categories, volunteer First Responders and other volunteers who are not responders. We hold the data within our computer systems, and paper files under Volunteers.
Specifically, we hold the following types of data:
C) COLLECTING YOUR DATA
You provide several pieces of data to us directly during the recruitment exercise.
D) LAWFUL BASIS FOR PROCESSING
The law on data protection allows us to process your data for certain reasons only.
The information below categorises the types of data processing we may have to undertake and the lawful basis we would rely on.
E) SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF DATA
Special categories of data are data relating to your:
F) FAILURE TO PROVIDE DATA
Your failure to provide us with data may mean that we are unable to fulfil our requirements for agreeing to you becoming a volunteer.
G) CRIMINAL CONVICTION DATA
We will only collect criminal conviction data where it is appropriate given the nature of your role and where the law permits us. This data will usually be collected at the recruitment stage, however, may also be collected during your term of volunteering. We use criminal conviction data to determine your suitability, or your continued suitability for the role.
H) WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH
Apart from SECAmb we will not share your data with any other organisation unless you request it as part of a recruitment process for a role or employment with another organisation.
I) PROTECTING YOUR DATA
We are aware of the requirement to ensure your data is protected against accidental loss or disclosure, destruction and abuse. We have implemented processes to guard against such.
J) RETENTION PERIODS
We only keep your data for as long as we need it for, which, in relation to volunteers is only whilst you are volunteering with us.
Where you have provided consent to our use of your data, you also have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. This means that we will stop processing your data and there will be no consequences of withdrawing consent.
If your application is successful, your data will be kept and transferred to the systems we administer for volunteers.
K) YOUR RIGHTS
You have the following rights in relation to the personal data we hold on you:
In addition to the above rights, you also have the unrestricted right to withdraw consent, that you have previously provided, to our processing of your data at any time. Withdrawing your consent means that we will stop processing the data that you had previously given us consent to use. There will be no consequences for withdrawing your consent. However, in some cases, we may continue to use the data where so permitted by having a legitimate reason for doing so.
If you wish to exercise any of the rights explained above, please contact email@example.com
L) MAKING A COMPLAINT
If you think your data rights have been breached, you are able to raise a complaint with the Information Commissioner (ICO). You can contact the ICO at Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF or by telephone on 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745.
M) DATA PROTECTION COMPLIANCE
Our appointed compliance officer in respect of our data protection activities is:
This policy was updated on the 21/05/2020. Legal requirements and SECAmb policy may change at any time. We will do our utmost to keep up to date and within the Law and reflect that within this policy.