Privacy of Children’s Health Information Policy

The Purpose of Collecting Children’s Health Information

Information on children’s additional support need/(s) will be sought from their parent or legal guardian in order to allow children’s activities to be tailored to their specific requirements.

Legal Basis

The legal basis for collecting children’s health information is the consent of their parent or legal guardian.

Sharing of Children’s Health Information

Children’s health information will only be shared with a third party if specific consent has been granted for a particular purpose.

Security of Children’s Health Information

Health information will be stored on the SCILL (SCIO) computer which is password protected and kept in a locked cabinet. Back-up storage will be encrypted.

Retention Period

SCILL (SCIO) will retain children’s health information for the duration of the activity for which it was provided.

Automated Decision-Making or Profiling

SCILL (SCIO) does not undertake any automated decision-making, including profiling, based on children’s health information.

Your Rights

Please note that you have the following rights: –

    • to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office;
    • to request access to your personal data;
    • to data portability;
    • to restrict processing;
    • to request rectification or erasure of your personal data, as so far as the legislation permits.

Further Information

For further information regarding how SCILL (SCIO) uses your child’s health information, please email the SCILL (SCIO) Administrator at admin@scill-aberdeenshire.org.uk. 

(Approved 20.2.19)