What service is being provided?
Financial Deputyship Services acts on behalf of adult social care clients who are unsupported and no longer have the mental capacity to manage their own finances.
What personal data do we need from you?
Name and Contact Details
Goods and Services
Visual images, Personal Appearance and Behaviour
Lifestyle and Social Circumstances
Employment and Education Details
Case File information
What 'special types' of personal data do we need from you?
Physical or Mental Health details
Religious or other beliefs of a similar nature
Offences (including alleged offences)
Criminal proceedings, outcomes and sentences
Who will be using your personal data?
The Data Controller is Essex County Council
The Data Protection Officer for Essex County Council can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What will it be used for and what gives us the right to ask for it and use it?
Service Delivery: As a person's deputy, we are authorised by the Court of Protection to manage their finances and make decisions about their property and financial affairs on their behalf
Service improvement & planning: To ensure our services are efficient and good value for money
Prevention or Detection of Fraud/Crime
Research (using anonymised data only unless we specifically request your consent to use identifiable personal data)
If we cannot use your data we would be unable to provide a service and would be in breach of a Court Order.
Our legal basis for using your personal data is under a legal obligation
Our legal basis for using your special types of personal data is under Social security & Social Protection (Social Care)
Who else might we share your data with?
Judicial Agencies (eg Courts)
Residential Care Providers
Other Local Authorities
Legal representatives of other parties
Any person(s) you would engage with around buying goods and services
Will your data be stored in or accessible from countries with no UK-equivalent Privacy Law protections?
How long will your data be kept?
We will stop using your data after you are deceased and your estate has been settled.
Your data will be deleted 12 years after we stop using it.
Our use of your data will be subject to the following legal rights:
- Your Right to be Informed
- Your Right to Access your personal data
- Your Right for us to Rectify your personal data
Visit the following links for more information about Privacy Law, our obligations and your Rights:
The ICO Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016
The General Data Protection Regulation 2016
If you have concerns over the way we are asking for or using your personal data, please raise the matter with our Data Protection Officer by the following means:
|Postal Address||Data Protection Officer, Information Governance Team, Essex County Council, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM11QH|
|Phone Number||0333 013 9824|
If you still have concerns following our response you have the right to raise the matter with the Information Commissioner's Office:
For our full privacy notice: