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8 February 2017

The following privacy notice applies to Adoption.


Information collected

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Medical information
  • Employment
  • Family Network
  • Support Network
  • Previous relationships
  • Relationship history
  • Financial information
  • Criminal history (if applicable)
  • Information from the Local Authority from where you live and previously lived
  • Education (yours and your child’s)


Agencies we might share information with

  • Essex Adoption Agency and relevant social care employees
  • Adoption Medical Adviser (commissioned from NHS Trust)
  • Local Authorities
  • Adoption agencies (including Voluntary Adoption Agencies)
  • Department for Education
  • Ofsted
  • Health Agencies

Purpose for processing

Service delivery and service improvement. Statistical reporting (anonymised data only)