What is the Data Protection Act 2018?
The Data Protection Act 2018 controls how your personal information is used by organisations, businesses or the government
Organisations that use personal information are known as controllers.
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is a controller.
Data protection officer
Organisations that are controllers have a data protection officer, who has expert knowledge and makes sure personal information is used according to the law.
Our data protection officer is:
Head of information governance
Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Lanchester Road Hospital
Telephone: 0191 333 6637
If you have any queries about your rights under data protection law please contact the data protection officer. Your information rights are described in our privacy notice.
A privacy notice describes how organisations use personal information.
Our service user privacy notice describes how we use personal information.
Personal information is information that identifies you as an individual.
The privacy notice answers key questions about how we use (process) your personal information.