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Data Protection Register - Entry Details

Registration Number: ZA160538

Date Registered: 26 January 2016    Registration Expires: 25 January 2019

Data Controller: St Johns' Almshouse

St. Johns Almshouse
Half Moon Street

Other Names:

The Almshouse of St John the Baptist and St John the Evangelist

This register entry describes, in very general terms, the personal data being processed by:

St Johns' Almshouse

Nature of work - Residential care

Description of processing

The following is a broad description of the way this organisation/data controller processes personal information. To understand how your own personal information is processed you may need to refer to any personal communications you have received, check any privacy notices the organisation has provided or contact the organisation to ask about your personal circumstances.

Reasons/purposes for processing information

We process personal information to enable us to provide residential healthcare services; maintain our own accounts and records; to support and manage our employees. We also process personal information using a CCTV system to monitor and collect visual images for security and the prevention and detection of crime.

Type/classes of information processed

We process information relevant to the above reasons/purposes. This information may include:

We also process sensitive classes of information that may include:

Who the information is processed about

We process personal information about:

Who the information may be shared with

We sometimes need to share the personal information we process with the individual themself and also with other organisations. Where this is necessary we are required to comply with all aspects of the Data Protection Act (DPA). What follows is a description of the types of organisations we may need to share some of the personal information we process with for one or more reasons.

Where necessary or required we share information with:

CCTV for crime prevention

CCTV is used for maintaining the security of property and premises and for preventing and investigating crime, it may also be used to monitor staff when carrying out work duties. For these reasons the information processed may include visual images, personal appearance and behaviours. This information may be about staff, customers and clients, offenders and suspected offenders, members of the public and those inside, entering or in the immediate vicinity of the area under surveillance. Where necessary or required this information is shared with the data subjects themselves, employees and agents, services providers, police forces, security organisations and persons making an enquiry.


It may sometimes be necessary to transfer personal information overseas. When this is needed information is only shared within the European Economic Area (EEA). Any transfers made will be in full compliance with all aspects of the data protection act.


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