The council has a Data Protection Officer who makes sure we respect your rights and follow the law. If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, discuss your information rights further or are concerned about the use of your data please email firstname.lastname@example.org:
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights with regard to your adult social care records you may want to speak directly to the Data Protection Officer of the Angus Health and Social Care Partnership.
Data Protection Officer
Angus Health and Social Care Partnership
St Margaret’s House
In addition, Angus Council needs to be sure of your identity and to make sure that you have the right to see the information you are asking to see. We will usually require proof of identity, for example, a passport, driving licence, birth or marriage certificate. For this reason, we may have to contact you before we can accept a request as valid.Where appropriate we may discuss with you the most appropriate way to obtain the information you are looking for, for example, where the information is held by NHS Tayside.
We will reply to a valid request within one month of receiving your request.
If you have any concerns or seek further advice you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office. The ICO is an independent body set up to uphold information rights in the UK. They can be contacted through their website: www.ico.org.uk, their helpline on 0303 123 1113, or in writing to:
Information Commissioner’s Office,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF