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Some of our online forms may be unavailable on Saturday 25 November between 7am and 7.30pm due to essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Care of your data

We take seriously our responsibility to ensure that any personal information we collect and uses is done so proportionately, correctly and safely. We will:

  • adopt and maintain high standards in respect of the handling and use of that personal data
  • only collect, hold and use personal data where it is necessary and proportionate to do so
  • securely delete any personal data when no longer needed
  • keep your personal data secure and safe
  • recognise that any personal data handled by us is held on behalf of that person and that we ensure we respect that responsibility
  • not unnecessarily and without good reason, infringe the privacy of individuals
  • consider and address the privacy risks first when planning to use or hold personal information in new ways, such as when introducing new systems
  • be open with individuals about how we use their information and who we give it to
  • make it easy for individuals to access and correct their personal information
  • ensure that there is effective safeguards and systems in place to make sure personal information is kept securely and does not fall into the wrong hands
  • provide training to staff who handle personal information and treat it as a disciplinary matter if they misuse or don’t look after personal information properly
  • put appropriate financial and human resources into looking after personal information to make sure we can live up to our promises
  • regularly check that we are living up to our promises and report on how we are doing