North East Lincolnshire CCG

Privacy

This page explains our privacy policy and how we will use and protect any information about you that you give us when you visit this website.

This privacy statement only covers the North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (North East Lincolnshire CCG) website. It does not cover all sites that can be linked to from this site, so you should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read the privacy statement on that site.

What information do we collect?

From time to time, you will be asked to submit personal information about yourself (e.g.name and email address) in order to receive or use services on our website. Such services include bulletins, email updates, website feedback. By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable North East Lincolnshire CCG and its service providers to provide you with the services you select. Any information you provide to North East Lincolnshire CCG will only be used by us, our agents and service providers and will not be disclosed unless we are obliged or permitted to by law to do so.

If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on http://www.northeastlincolnshireccg.nhs.uk/ or otherwise engage in any disruptive behavior on http://www.northeastlincolnshireccg.nhs.uk/ we may use whatever information is available to us, about you, to stop such behaviour. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you use the service you have requested, and remove it in the event that the purpose has been met or when you no longer wish to continue your subscription.

North East Lincolnshire CCG is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as a data controller and collects data for a variety of purposes. Further details of these purposes can be found by logging into the ICO website and entering the name ‘North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group’ in the name field under the Search the Register function at: http://www.ico.org.uk/esdwebpages/search

The Data Protection Act

Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We use leading technologies and encryption software to safeguard your data and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We will not pass on your details to any third party or other government department unless you consent to this or when it is necessary and we are allowed or required to by law.

The Information Commissioner maintains a public register of organisations that use personal data. The Clinical Commission Group registration number is Z3526987. To view the register, please insert the registration number where prompted at: http://ico.org.uk/esdwebpages/search

View the CCG’s notification online

The entry sets down:

  • the purpose for which the persoal data are held, such as personnel, marketing, research;
  • categories of individuals, such as employees, service users, CCG members;
  • categories of personal data held, such as name, address, medical history;
  • to whom the personal data will be disclosed, such as NHS England, central government;
  • whether personal information will be transferred overseas.

Departments intending to process personal data not covered by the Registration must contact the Information Governance Team at infogov.nyhcsu@nhs.net before commencing such processing.

The CCG’s notification with the Information Commissioner is on behalf of all departments within the CCG and is maintained by the Information Governance Team for an annual fee. There is no need for departments to pay any additional fees. Companies exist which pose as “collectors on behalf of data protection”. There is no connection between the Information Commissioner and these companies.

Changes to our policy

If our privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing the page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss and alteration of information under our control.

Contact us

If you have any questions about these terms and conditions or the practices of this website, please email us at:

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Athena Building and Olympia House
Saxon Court, Gilbey Road
Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire
Tel: 0300 3000 400
Email address: nelccg.askus@nhs.net