Privacy and Accessibility notice
We have a legal duty to protect the privacy of all personal data obtained from you while you are using this website. Some web usage and technical information is collected by this website to help us improve our service to you, but this does not contain any personal data. This privacy notice explains what information we may collect from you and the purposes for which it will be used. By using this website, you give your agreement to the data practices described in this policy.
Who manages this website?
This website is managed by the Community Mental Health Transformation Programme team at Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Our Trust is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to process personal and special categories of information under the Data Protection Act 2018 (subject to parliamentary approval) and our registration number is Z5402430.
What information do we collect?
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust recognises the importance of protecting personal and confidential information in all that we do and takes care to meet its legal and regulatory duties. We collect the following kind of personal information from people visiting the website:
Site usage information, using cookies and page-tagging techniques.
At certain times you may be asked to fill in information about yourself on the site – e.g. when filling in a form. This personal information will only be used for the purpose stated in each case. The information we collect about you may also be used to report and investigate complaints, claims and untoward incidents, help to train and educate healthcare professionals, and report events to the appropriate authorities when we are required to do so by law. We will not distribute personal information collected in this way to any third party. After we reply to your feedback, a record of your message will be kept for the minimum of time required before it’s deleted. The length of time we keep the information is in accordance with the Department of Health’s retention schedule.
How we use your information
Information collected by Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is used to:
Improve the design, content and accessibility of the website;
Contact visitors (with their permission);
Provide you with services, products or information you have requested or which we feel may interest you where you have consented to being contacted.
We will never share your information with other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes. We don’t pass on your personal information to any other website.
Third-party content and linking to other websites
Following a link to another website
Following a link to H.A.Y. Lincolnshire from another website
When you come to our website from another website, the Trust may get personal information about you from the other website. You should read the privacy notice of websites you visit that link you to us if you want to know about this. These notices will explain how they collect and use your personal information, and whether they pass this on to websites they link you to.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018, we must protect any information collected from you. We maintain strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to your data. For further information, please contact:
Data Protection Officer, Information Governance Team, Unit 9, The Point, Lions Way, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 8GG
Or via [email protected]
Your rights to your personal information
You have the following rights with regard to your personal information:
The right to be informed
The right of access
The right to rectification
The right to erasure
The right to restrict processing
The right to data portability
The right to object
Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
These include the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you, the right to have your personal information deleted from our records, the right to object to how we are processing your personal information and the right to obtain and reuse your personal information for your own purposes. Should you wish to exercise these rights please get in touch with Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust’s Information Governance Team via email at: [email protected]
Where you have provided your consent for our use of your personal information, you always have a right to withdraw your consent at any time.
Changes to this privacy notice
You should visit this page regularly so you know:
What personal information we collect;
How we use your personal information;
When (if ever) we share your personal information with someone else
We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website and we’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. Your feedback is always welcome.
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please contact: [email protected]