Trafalgar Housing Association Limited
Data Protection & the General Data Protection Regulation
Trafalgar Housing Association is committed to high standards of data protection and transparency of your personal information. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) complements the Data Protection Act 2018 and came into force on the 25 May 2018. Together, these regulations place a greater responsibility on all organisations, including Trafalgar Housing Association, to ensure that your personal data is managed lawfully, fairly and securely.
Everyone now has much greater access to the personal data that an organisation holds on them and you are able to request this data by making a Subject Access Request. Incorrect or incomplete data can also be rectified upon request. There is also a right to request that your data is deleted if it is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. This is sometimes referred to as the “right to be forgotten”.
Organisations must ensure they have a lawful basis for processing all types of personal data that they collect. The GDPR requires that data controllers and processors must be transparent about how they collect data, what they do with it, and how they process it, and must be clear in explaining these things to you. Trafalgar Housing Association provides Privacy Notices which tell data subjects (you) how we manage the persona data we collect including:
· What information we collect
· Why we collect it
· Who we share it with and why
· How we store it and for how long
You can find all of our Data Protection Policies, Procedures and Privacy Notices in the links below:
· Data Protection Policy.
· Information Security Incident and Personal Data Breach Management Procedure.
· Data Subject Rights Procedure.
· Retention Procedure and Schedule.
· Data Protection Impact Assessment Procedure.
· CCTV procedure.
· Model Data Sharing Agreement.
· Template Data Processor Agreement.
· Privacy Notice – Website (including tenants, customers and suppliers).
· Privacy Notice – Employees.
· Privacy Notice – Management Committee.
GDPR enforces stricter rules upon organisations to ensure that they are taking all reasonable measures to guard against data theft, loss or other breaches. If there is a breach of your personal data resulting in a high risk to you, we must let you and the Information Commissioner’s Office know at the earliest opportunity.
Requesting Personal Information
To request any of your personal data, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on how we handle your data, please read our Privacy Notice
You can also visit the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) website for further information at: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/
Trafalgar Housing Association
430a Dumbarton Road
Dalmuir G81 4DX
Phone: 0141 952 4676
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