Data Protection

Data protection legislation applies to the processing, holding and deletion of personal data that identifies a living individual. It applies to personal data regardless of the format in which the data is held in (in other words, it applies equally to paper and electronic records).

The legislation confers enhanced rights of privacy for an individual and certain obligations on the Data Controller (the body processing the personal data).

There are six data protection principles and an individual has the right to request to see their own information.

In order to fulfil our functions, there is a need for us to collect and use information about people who we work with (e.g. service users, employees, members of the public, suppliers).

We need to ensure that the handling of personal information complies with the data protection legislation.

Your Rights
You may exercise certain rights in relation to the Company’s use of your personal information.

Some rights are absolute and others are not.

To find out more about how these rights apply in particular circumstances, please refer to our Guide to Exercising you Rights or alternatively visit the Information Commissioner’s website at:

To exercise these rights, please contact

If you are not satisfied with how we answer your request you can contact the Data Protection Officer (DPO) for the MioCare Group.

Barbara Mulvihill
Data Protection Officer
Oldham Council
Civic Centre
West Street

Tel: 0161 770 1311

Want to know more?
You can find out about data protection, its principles and your rights on the Information Commissioner's Office website.

If you are not satisfied with the way we have answered a request from you or handled your personal information, you have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at:

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Telephone: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745
Fax: 01625 524510

You can download our current Data Protection policies below. Additional policies for our different services will be available soon.

 Our priority is the outcome delivered to the people we care for.


MioCare Group CIC
Ena Hughes Resource Centre
2 Ellesmere Street, Failsworth
Manchester M35 9AD

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