Who we are
East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) enables all the residents of East Sussex to engage in the services that provide for their health, social care, and, in the future, broader public services in a coherent way.
This privacy statement covers the activities we undertake to deliver East Sussex Community Voice , including our website. This statement does not cover links within this website to other websites. The data controller of personal information collected, including this website is East Sussex Community Voice. References to “we” or “us” below are to East Sussex Community Voice.
Information we collect
We sometimes collect your personal information in the following ways (this list is not exhaustive):
Purposes for which we use the information collected
Personal information about you will be used for the following purposes:
Who we disclose the information to
In order to fulfil our remit, we may disclose the personal information that we obtain through this website to the Secretary of State for Health, other parts of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Healthwatch England, the NHS Commissioning Board, Monitor and every local authority in England, and suppliers we engage to process personal information on our behalf as part of our activities.
However, we will only disclose your personal information where we have your consent to do so, or where it is necessary to do so, in order to protect a vulnerable person from abuse or harm. Any such disclosure will be made in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018.
We will ensure that any information that we share or disclose is anonymised, so as to ensure that you cannot be identified from it.
When you simply browse through the information on this website, it does not store or capture your personal information. We do log your IP address (as it is automatically recognised by the web server) but this is so you can download this website onto your device rather than for any tracking purpose.
How to obtain a copy of the information we hold about you
You have a right to access the personal information we hold about you. To obtain a copy of it, please get in touch with us using one of the methods shown at the end of this policy.
Signing up to our newsletter
We use a third-party supplier to provide our newsletter service. By subscribing to this service you will be agreeing to them handling your data.
The third-party supplier handles the data purely to provide this service on our behalf. This supplier observes the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 in how they obtain, handle and process your information and will not make your data available to anyone other than Healthwatch.
Requesting access to your personal dataUnder data protection legislation, you have the right to request access to information about yourself that we hold. To make a request for your personal information, or be given access to your child’s information, contact Jamie Hogben, Evidence and Insight Manager by emailing Jamie.Hogben@escv.org.uk.
If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, we request that you raise your concern with us in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/
How you can contact us
You can contact us at East Sussex Community Voice using one of the following.
By Post: Barbican Suite, Greencoat House, 32 St Leonards Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3UT
By Telephone: 01323 403590
By Email: email@example.com