Next Link and Safe Link provides dedicated children’s and young people services.
This Privacy Notice provides you with the necessary information regarding your rights and explains how, why and when we process information about you.
We only ask for the information we need. We always let you decide what you’re comfortable telling us, explain why we need it and treat it as confidential.
We handle and store your personal information in line with data protection laws.
We’ll only ask for information that’s relevant to your problem. Depending on what you require help with, this might include:
If you don’t want to give us certain information, you may not have to. For example, with equalities data we will always give the option to prefer not to say.
We take your privacy very seriously and will never disclose or share your data without your consent; unless required to do so by law. We only retain your data for as long as is necessary.
We will always process your personal data in a way that is lawful and fair. We will not process the data in a way that is unexpected or misleading.
The legal basis for processing your personal data is detailed below:
We do not share or disclose any of your personal information without your consent, unless there is a legal requirement, such as a safeguarding issue.
We only ever retain personal information for as long as is necessary and we have strict review and retention policies in place to meet these obligations.
We will normally keep all of the information for 7 years from when our work with you comes to an end.
You can contact us at any time and ask us:
Send us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have a complaint and you are not satisfied with how your complaint has been dealt with, you have the right to lodge a complaint to the supervisory authority: Information Commissioners Office https://ico.org.uk/