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Privacy Policy

This privacy notice applies only to information collected as part of the Better Security, Better Care programme and users with respect to this website and the training and support provided. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

This website is hosted by Beds Care Group on behalf of Central Bedfordshire Council. Information about information collected automatically by Beds Care Group when you use this website can be found here Cookies Policy – Bedfordshire Care Group (

Why we collect data

Information collected as part of the Better Security, Better Care programme will be used to provide advice, support and training to help you to complete the NHS Data Security Protection Toolkit (DSPT).

How we collect data

Information may be collected when you contact us through forms on this website, directly by email or by phone.

This information will be sent directly to the Service Development Team within Central Bedfordshire Council’s Social Care, Health and Housing department.  Central Bedfordshire Council will be the data controller for this information.

Information will not be shared with any third parties unless we are legally obliged to do so.

Information we collect

This information may include;

  1. Your name
  2. Email or telephone contact details
  3. Details of your request for support and any advice given
  4. Booking details for workshops or other training
  5. Any other information provided by you in relation to your request

National Data Opt-Out

This guidance is for Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered adult social care providers operating in England. It explains what you need to do to comply with the national data opt-out policy. The deadline for compliance is 31 July 2022.

National Data Opt-Out – Digital Social Care

Legal Basis for Processing

Any information you provide to us will be processed on the basis that you have given consent. Should you wish to withdraw consent at any time you can contact us at

How long will we keep your information for?

We will retain your information for no longer than three years then we will securely destroy it.

Your personal data rights

You have the right to request a copy of your information, and to object to processing information, to rectify inaccurate data, and to request your data is erased.  Please email or telephone 0300 300 4179 if you would like to submit a request.

For more information about how Central Bedfordshire Council handles personal data please visit our General Privacy Notice.

Contact Central Bedfordshire Council’s Data Protection Officer if you have a data protection concern or wish to raise a complaint

You can withdraw consent to the processing of your data, but the implications of doing so is we will not be able to deliver the service to you.

The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Alternatively, if you are unhappy in the way Beds Care Group and Central Bedfordshire Council has handled the processing of your information in any way, you have the right to contact the UK’s Supervisory Authority: The Information Commissioner’s Office who can be contacted:

By webform:

By email:            or,

By telephone: 0303 123 1113

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