Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council (Stockport Council) recognises the need to protect personal data and places great emphasis on ensuring it remains secure and confidential. This policy applies to our manual and electronic records as well as to conversations we have about service-users and the services they receive.
Everyone working for Stockport Council must be aware of the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and their duty to keep personal data secure and confidential. This includes ensuring we only share personal data where we have the legal power to do so. This policy applies to all employees of Stockport Council including temporary, agency and contract staff.