You can share confidential information without consent if it is required by law, or directed by a court, or if the benefits to a child or young person that will arise from sharing the information outweigh both the public and the individual’s interest in keeping the information confidential.
Information should only be shared with professionals with the formal permission of parents/carers, by signature. The only exceptions are the small number of cases where a child may be at risk of direct and substantial harm if information is shared with a parent/carer.
Working Together to Safeguard Children provides that professionals do not need consent to share personal information. … If a professional has concerns about a child’s welfare and believes they are suffering, or likely to suffer, harm, then they should share the information with local authority children’s social care.
It is against federal laws for employers to sell or divulge the personal information their employees provide, such as Social Security or bank account numbers, home addresses, or credit card information. Employees risk identity theft or robbery if employers don’t respect the confidentiality of their details.
What are the key principles around sharing information?
Necessary, proportionate, relevant, adequate, accurate, timely and secure: ensure that the information you share is necessary for the purpose for which you are sharing it, is shared only with those individuals who need to have it, is accurate and up- to-date, is shared in a timely fashion, and is shared securely (see …
What is the golden rule of information?
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You must always share personal data fairly and in a transparent manner. When you share data, you must ensure it is reasonable and proportionate. You must ensure individuals know what is happening to their data unless an exemption or exception applies.
Information can be shared lawfully within the parameters of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). There should be a local agreement or protocol in place setting out the processes and principles for sharing information between organisations.
What are the 3 basic principles for safeguarding information?
Prevention – It is better to take action before harm occurs. “I receive clear and simple information about what abuse is, how to recognise the signs and what I can do to seek help.” Proportionality – Proportionate and least intrusive response appropriate to the risk presented.
Who have to make decisions regarding the sharing of information?
3.1 If you are asked, or wish, to share information, you must use your professional judgement to decide whether to share or not and what information it is appropriate to share, unless there is a statutory duty or a court order to share.
What is an example of confidentiality?
Sharing employees’ personal data, like payroll details, bank details, home addresses and medical records. Using materials or sharing information belonging to one employee for another without their permission, like PowerPoint presentations.