Privacy policy for Proud to Care Cornwall

Privacy policy for

What we do with your personal data

Your privacy is important to Proud to Care Cornwall and we take great care to protect it. When you visit our website we will only use your personal data as stated within our privacy policy below.

Cornwall Council is the data controller (on behalf of Proud to Care Cornwall) for the purposes of the Data Protection Act and other regulations including the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679), which means it determines what your data is used for and why it is collected.

Personal information and data is collected on the Proud to Care Cornwall website when:

  • Individuals visit the website and have given their clear consent – all websites do this using Cookies. There is a separate policy for this.
  • Care and Health employers fill in a form to submit a job vacancy (including apprenticeships, work experience and volunteering) which includes details of the vacancy, but may also include an individual’s name and contact details.

Recruiting employers

  • We use the information you submit to advertise the vacancy on the website.
  • Job vacancies are automatically removed from the website after 30 calendar days.
  • We may also use your information in some analysis of how the project is working.
  • From time to time we may include you in our marketing activities or share information with the close partners we work with, especially on employment and skills projects. We will ask for your permission prior to doing this.
  • Cornwall Council reserves the right to decline, edit or unpublish any job vacancy at any time


The Proud to Care Cornwall website contains a webform which can be used by employers wishing to submit their job vacancy and contact details. When you enter your details on the form, an email is sent directly to a Cornwall Council email address to notify us that a job vacancy has been submitted for approval to

Any data you submit on this form will be used solely by Proud to Care Cornwall and/or Cornwall Council to advertise your vacancy or to contact you in relation to it.

Any email to or any Cornwall Council employee is subject to the council’s privacy policy found here: .

Telephone contact

Proud to Care Cornwall operates a Care Recruitment Triage Team for individuals to contact for help to find their ideal job match. The team is made up of representatives from social care providers in Cornwall who carry out this role as part of a rota. The team at November 2020 includes representatives from Bluebird Care, Carers Break, the Positive People project at Chaos group, Trelawney Care and other Cornwall Partners in Care (CPIC) providers.

As part of this service contact details and information on whether individuals have access to their own transport will be collected via an on-line form. The information will be held by Cornwall Council and will be used by The Proud to Care Recruitment Triage Team to administer and process requests regarding employment. This may include forwarding details to prospective employers with the individual’s permission. Contact details will also be used to carry out evaluations of the service and the recruitment campaign.

The information collected through the on-line form is only accessible to Cornwall Council employees and will only be used for the purposes outlined above. The information provided will be retained for 12 months and will be held by Cornwall Council is held safely in a secure environment.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations individuals have the right to have their personal data deleted. If you wish for us to remove your data form this contact list, please contact the Proud to Care Team at Cornwall Council

Links to social media

The Proud to Care Cornwall website has links to its social media pages and accounts. Proud to Care Cornwall doesn’t collect any personal data through these links. Please check each social media platform for their privacy policies or contact them directly if you have any questions.


The Proud to Care Cornwall website has links to external websites. Proud to Care Cornwall and Cornwall Council takes no responsibility for the content or data protection on these sites. Please check their privacy policies or contact the organisations directly if you have any questions.

When we may share your data

Proud to Care Cornwall and Cornwall Council may share your information without asking you if:

  • the law says we must
  • there is a risk of serious harm or threat to life.

Web statistics

Cornwall Council collects web statistics automatically about your visit to the Proud to Care Cornwall website based on your IP address. This information is used by Cornwall Council, as a public authority, to facilitate its public task in providing services to as many people as possible. Cornwall Council uses Google Analytics for this purpose, your IP address will be deleted from the Google server after 38 months. Google’s privacy policy is found here:


Proud to Care Cornwall sometimes stores small files called ‘cookies’ on your computer or other device to help improve your experience on the website. Our cookies cannot be used to identify you personally. Please see our separate Cookies Policy for further information.

How to see the information we hold about you

Under the Data Protection Act, you can ask Proud to Care Cornwall and/or Cornwall Council for the following information:

  • confirmation that your personal data is being processed by Proud to Care Cornwall and/or Cornwall Council
  • a description and copy of the personal data
  • the reasons why the data is being processed
  • details of who we have, or might, give it to.

Data Protection Notification

You may view Cornwall Council’s Data Protection Notification by searching for its registration number – Z1745294 – on the Information Commissioner’s website.

Contact the data protection officer



Corporate Governance and Information Team, 4N
New County Hall
Treyew Road

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