DATA PROTECTION PRIVACY NOTICE
This notice is in regard to data protection laws, and relates to information that is both provided by you and/or requested by fabtic.
WHO WE ARE
fabtic works with children, families and practitioners, and specialises in child-firesetting behaviour. fabtic was created to answer a need in the specialist field of firesetting behaviour by children and teenagers, and it does this in several ways. These include: working directly with children, families and organisations with concerns for child-firesetting behaviour; devising and delivering accredited, evidence-based training courses; providing supervision; undertaking empirical research; disseminating information via the fabtic mailing list; creating a social media presence that raises the profile of child firesetting behaviour; hosting national and international events to bring together different agencies interested in this work.
fabtic was founded by Joanna Foster, who is solely responsible for data control and processing for fabtic.
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU AND/OR ABOUT YOU
Information collected is as follows: contact details for professionals; financial details for the payment of invoices; life data for children and families to help inform how best to support you; emails relating to our communications with each other.
REASONS WE COLLECT THIS INFORMATION
This information is collected for one or some of the following reasons: to maintain contact during the course of our communications; to enable those who have requested it to receive our regular newsletter and other information about our events and services; to be able to provide you with appropriate support where requested and/or recommend, including referring you on to alternative services; to connect you to other practitioners; to share information for fabtic events; to pay invoices.
WHO WE MIGHT SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH AND WHY
All information held by fabtic is the responsibility of Joanna Foster, the Data Controller and Data Processor for fabtic. The information held by fabtic is never shared with any third parties or anyone else other than in the circumstances detailed above. However, information could also be shared as part of a safeguarding or child protection concern. In the event of safeguarding or child protection concerns, information may also need to be shared as part of a legal duty.
IS THE INFORMATION USED FOR ANY OTHER REASONS THAN DETAILED ABOVE?
No. Your information will never be used for anything other than the reasons outlined above.
HOW & WHERE IS THIS INFORMATION STORED?
All paper records are stored in locked cabinets at the fabtic office, and is accessible only by the fabtic Data Controller and Data Processor. Electronic records are password protected and are accessible only by the fabtic Data Controller and Data Processor. Contact telephone numbers may also be stored on a business telephone for messaging purposes.
You can ask to see the information fabtic holds for you. The legal amount of time required for the disclosure is within 30 days of the original request. For further information on your individual rights please go to https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/data-sharing-a-code-of-practice/the-rights-of-individuals/
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP HOLD OF THIS INFORMATION?
Personal data that we process shall not be kept for longer than is necessary. fabtic may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
There is the option to unsubscribe from the fabtic mailing list at any time.
WHAT HAPPENS IN THE EVENT OF A DATA BREACH?
In the unlikely event of a data breach, we will act on our duty to inform you and the Information Commissioner’s Office within 72 hours of it occurring.
fabtic is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office
Data Protection Privacy Notice for fabtic ltd updated 1 June 2021
In the Media
See Joanna’s work featured on the BBC and in the Financial Times
Read more about Joanna’s publications and writing projects
Access Joanna’s thesis exploring the identification of risk and need in children who set fires