Privacy statement

This IT system is for you to refer into Birmingham City Council (BCC) Directorate for People for an assessment of adult social care as an individual or carer, to gain an indication of how much you may have to pay towards the cost of your care, and provide information that may form part of your financial assessment. You will need to register (open an account) before you can save data. When you save personal information on the system it is held on secure servers and can only be shared with the Council if you agree to the terms below. If the Council opens an account and enters an individual’s personal data on this system they are deemed to have the individual’s approval to view and share the data as appropriate under BCC terms for Legal and Data protection.

We have a duty to keep full and accurate records of the assessment and support planning we provide to you and keep records about you confidential, secure and accurate. We will not share information about you unless: you ask us to; we ask and you give us permission; we have to do this by law or we have good reason to believe that not sharing the information would put someone else at risk.

If you would like further information please click on the links:

Privacy: http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/Privacy

You can get more information about your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 from: www.ico.org.uk(this link will open in a new window

Birmingham City Council’s Data Protection policy