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Happy Families, Happy Futures Devon Consent Information

By submitting a referral, you are consenting to the following:

What will we do with the data we collect about you?

We will use the information that you give us to decide how to support you to address your relationship difficulties.   We will share this information with the approved organisations grant funded to deliver the Triple P – Family Transition and Within My Reach programs.

We will also share personal data and information with our grant funder, Devon County Council for research and evaluation purposes.  We will also share anonymised data with the Department for Levelling Up, Housing, Communities (DLUHC) and the Office of National Statistics (ONS) who will use this anonymised data to perform their own research. Basic personal information may also be shared with the Department for Levelling Up, Housing, Communities about individual family members (such as name, address, date of birth and sex) together with family-level information about issues faced.  This information may be visually inspected to assess the effectiveness of our interventions with families.

To find out more about our purposes, how we use personal information for those purposes and your information rights, including how to request a copy of your information, please see

To find out more about how Devon County Council use your personal information, please click on this link for more information on how your personal data is used

What are my rights?

Your information is protected by the Data Protection Act 2018.  This means that the information provided will only be used for the reasons we have stated.  It will be kept safe and secure, and you have the right to see what information is being kept about you.

By agreeing to a referral to Exeter Community Initiatives, to support the needs of the family as part of our Happy Families, Happy Futures Programme offer. ECI may hold information gathered about the individual/couple from the various agencies supporting the programme and Devon County Council as the grant commissioner and as such my rights under the Data Protection Act will not be affected.


If you are worried about the safety or wellbeing of a child or young person in Devon,
please complete the request for support online form.


If you think that the child is at risk of significant harm,
contact our Front Door directly by calling 0345 155 1071.


In an emergency call 999.