SEFTON SCP Safeguarding Policies and Procedures Online Manual

    13.8 Data Breach

    Last updated 23/09/2021

    If any individual across the Partnership becomes aware of a security breach, or breach of confidence in relation to the information sharing which takes place across the LSCB and partner organisations, the individual with responsibility for the area of activity in which the breach occurred, shall:

    • immediately inform the relevant data controller for the information that a breach has occurred
    • immediately investigate the cause, effect and extent of the breach
    • report the results of the investigation to the other organisation/data controller without delay
    • use all reasonable efforts to rectify the cause of the breach.