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Privacy notice - Adult Social Care Carer Survey 2018 only

Information about how and when Adult Social Care processes personal information about you in relation to the Adult Social Care Carer Survey.​

What we do

Adult Social Care services empower individuals and families to lead independent lives and strengthen communities through their partnership working. For more details on the work of Adult Social Care services, please visit our webpages. Adult Social Care services are governed by the council’s generic privacy statement.

The Survey of Adult Carers in England (2018) is sent to a sample of (non-professional) carers aged 18 years and over, known to Adult Social Care services.

The survey captures carer demographics, their feedback about impact of caring duties upon them. It also processes details of services received by the person (s) they care for. The information is used to monitor and improve services that will support better outcomes for carers and their quality of life.

What information we collect

The information we collect from you may include:

  • generic relationships information
  • generic details of disability/impairment/vulnerability
  • views on services available and gaps in services.

Lawful Basis for collecting data

NHS Digital requests data from councils under Section 259 (1) of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 powers.

Agencies we might share the information with

  • Internally with other council teams
  • Health agencies
  • Voluntary and independent agencies

Why we process your information

We process your information for:

  • service delivery
  • service improvement
  • prevention/detection of crime/fraud
  • service planning

Our maximum data retention period is two years.