You Can Foster - Privacy Notice

You Can Foster is a brand name for a collaborative recruitment project funded by 30 Local Authorities in the North West and Yorkshire. The project is hosted by Bolton Council who are responsible for the handling of all personal data.

To enable us to process your enquiry, it will be necessary to complete an online form which gathers specific information about you. The information you provide will be passed to the relevant Local Authority who will use it to contact you to progress the enquiry.

The information you provide may also be used in an anonymised format for statistical purposes, to identify volume of uptake and to improve the service provided. None of the information you provide will be used to make decisions about you.

The Council shares your personal information only for the reasons set out above, unless the law requires or permits us to share it for another reason, or for example, this is necessary to protect you or others from harm.

Your personal information will be handled securely, strictly on a need to know basis only by those specifically authorised to do so and will not be kept longer than is necessary. All information will be held securely and in compliance with the Principles of General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).


You give your consent to sharing of your data as described above.

Should you wish to withdraw your consent at any time you may do so by contacting the Principal Marketing Officer:  Amy Lythgoe

Your rights

Details of how Bolton Council handles personal data and your rights to see the information we hold about you can be viewed here. Should you wish to view the full Privacy Notice for Bolton Council, you may view it here.

You have the right to ask the Council for personal information held about you and details of how to do this can be found here.