DATA PROTECTION ACT 2018 (GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION 2016)
Organisations that use personal information are known as Controllers. Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is a controller. Organisations that are controllers have a Data Protection Officer. The Data Protection Officer has expert knowledge and they make sure that personal information is used according to the law. Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust’s Data Protection Officer is:
Ms Louise Eastham
Head of Information Governance
Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Lanchester Road Hospital
Durham, DH1 5RD
Telephone: 0191 333 6637
If you have any queries regarding your rights under data protection law please contact the Data Protection Officer. Your information rights are described in the first Privacy Notice below.
A Privacy Notice describes how organisations use personal information. Our service user privacy notice describes how Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust uses personal information. Personal information is information that identifies you as an individual. The Privacy Notice answers key questions about how the Trust uses (processes) your personal information. Data protection laws control the use of personal information of living individuals. There will be two leaflets available, an easy read version and an in-depth version. More privacy notices will be published over the next few weeks.
Official address for Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust:
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, West Park Hospital,
Edward Pease Way,