What is a privacy notice?

A Privacy Notice is a statement by the Trust to patients, service users, visitors, carers, the public, and staff, that describes how we collect, use, retain and disclose personal information which we hold.

It is sometimes also referred to as a Privacy Statement, Fair Processing Statement or Privacy Policy. This privacy notice is part of our commitment to ensure that we process your personal information/data fairly and lawfully.

Why issue a privacy notice?

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS 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.

This notice is one of the ways in which we can demonstrate our commitment to our values and being transparent and open, and commitment to our values of Honesty, Respect, Empathy and Ambition.

This notice also explains what rights you have to control how we use your information.

Privacy Notice

  • Who are we?

  • Why and how we collect information

  • How we use information

  • How information is retained and kept safe?

  • How do we keep information confidential?

  • Who will the information be shared with?

  • What are your information rights

  • Contacting us about your information

  • Further processing of information ​

  • Contacting us if you have a complaint or concern