Privacy Policy

InRoads (Essex) Ltd (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

Your Privacy is Important to us

This notice informs you how we use the information you give us and how we protect your privacy. It also explains your rights under the UK Data Protection Act (update 2018) and the EU General Data Protection Regulations 2018. We abide by UK Law and our data protection regulator within the UK is the Information Commissioners Office.

Collecting of and purpose for your information

We offer services and products to our clients. To provide these, we may need to collect personal data such as name, address, contact details.

We use information held about you in the following ways

  • To Provide high quality support and care to service users including young people, tenants and their families.
  • Your information may be used to introduce you to the services we offer, to help with ongoing administration, to contact you with any review or changes that are applicable, for our own business research and analysis including training workers, and monitoring the quality of our services.
  • To investigate complaints about our services.
  • For recruitment and retention of personnel.
  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.
    Withholding of the required data may result in an insufficient service being provided.
  • We may obtain data from individual customers or from employer firms.

Sharing your data

We may share your personal data with the following organisations –

We may also from time to time appoint a third party to process personal data on our behalf for the purposes outlined above. Currently we share personal data about with the following third parties:

Placing authorities

  • Placing Local authorities
  • Public agencies such as the NHS (e.g. GPs) and health organisations.
  • Regulatory inspectorate commissions where legally required.
  • Service providers such as our advisers, pensions and benefits providers, payroll provider, as well as those who provide and support our management, data storage, intranet, and other IT systems;
  • HM Revenue & Customs.
  • Our professional advisers, such as lawyers, auditors, immigration advisers etc.; such third parties as we reasonably consider necessary in order to prevent crime.

We will not sell or share your information with any other third parties unless we have obtained additional consent from you.

Your rights regarding your data

  • We will not hold your information for any longer than is legally necessary.
  • Should your data be inaccurate we will rectify this without delay
  • Should you wish us to delete your data at any point, please contact the office as shown further below to make the request. This will be actioned unless there is a lawful basis for us to retain the information in which case you will be advised accordingly
  • Should you wish to transfer your data to another organisation, please contact the office as below and we will organise this for you
  • You can request access to your data at any time. We will provide you with a full copy within one month of your request
  • You can withdraw consent to us holding and processing your information at any time. Please contact the office as below should you wish to do this
  • We may provide you with updates and bulletins which are appropriate to your service on an ongoing basis – this will be explained to you if it is applicable. You can opt out of these should you wish to – contact us and advise us if you wish to

Security

Inroads Essex ltd has a range of security controls in place to safeguard the personal data we process, including:

  • encryption of data (and other methods to make personal data not identifiable as it is shared and stored)
  • controls on permitted access to servers by employed personnel.
  • auditing measures and adequate training for personnel.

We have in place a full information security policy, business continuity and disaster recovery plans. We take data security very seriously and have in place we feel the most secure options available to store and transfer your data securely. We can provide details on request.

Where we store your personal data:

Generally, your personal data will be kept within the UK and will never be transferred out of the European Economic Area (EEA). However, at times personal data stored on Inroads servers may be temporarily transferred outside the UK into the EEA. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Our contact details

Should you wish to contact us in relation to any issues within this notice, please contact:

Data Protection Officer
Inroads (Essex) Ltd
6 Pegasus Court,
Addison Way, Great Blakenham,
Ipswich,
Suffolk,
IP6 0LW

You will be responded to as promptly as possible

Your right to complain

Should you wish to make a complaint in relation to data protection issues relating to our firm, you can contact us as above or you can contact our regulator as follows:
The Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number

www.ico.org.uk

Consent

We are required under the Regulations to obtain your consent to our collection, processing, sharing and holding of your personal data. Please ensure you have read this notice fully and accept all that it contains. If you have any queries, please contact us directly. Please contact us should you not be able to read or understand this notice sufficiently.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to Inroads (Essex) Ltd, 6 Pegasus Court, Addison Way, Great Blakenham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 0LW