We may need to pass your information to other people and organisations that provide a statutory service or where we are required by law to do so. The main organisations we share information with are:
Police Scotland and other criminal investigation agencies
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
National Fraud Initiative
Scottish Public Services Ombudsman
The Scottish Information Commissioner
The Scottish Social Services Council
The (UK) Information Commissioner (ICO)
Scottish Children's Reporter's Administration
The Care Inspectorate
General Teaching Council for Scotland
Angus Health and Social Care Partnership in relation to health and social care
Mental Welfare Commission
Office of the Public Guardian
registered social landlords
social care providers
financial inclusion services
other advisory agencies that provide assistance to the public
These organisations are obliged to keep your details securely and in line with their statutory obligations. We will only disclose information to other partners where necessary, either to comply with a legal obligation, or where permitted under data protection legislation, for example where the disclosure is necessary to carry out a statutory function or where it is in the public interest to do so such as for the prevention and/or detection of crime. This could include the need to disclose sensitive or confidential information such as medical details to other partners.
When we share your information, we only share those pieces of information that are necessary for other people to do their part in meeting your health and social care needs.
We may also share information with other bodies responsible for auditing and administering public funds in order to prevent and detect fraud.
We may disclose information when necessary to prevent risk of harm to an individual.
At no time will your information be passed to external organisations or our partners for marketing or sales purposes or for any commercial use without your consent.