Information about how we handle your data and how we comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.
Open data is about increased transparency, about sharing the information we hold with the wider community to build useful applications. The data needs to be in open, machine readable formats that can be easily reused.
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 give a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by Trafford Council.
This authority is required by law to protect the public funds it administers. It may share information provided to it with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds, in order to prevent and detect fraud.
Use by The Council of your personal information is controlled by the Data Protection Act 1998. This act also gives you the right to request access to your information by submitting what is known as a Subject Access Request (SAR).
To meet the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998, organisations need to issue a Privacy Notice which explains to people how their information will be processed.
All Health and Social Care organisations are required to have a Research Governance Framework.