Fostering enquiry form

Herefordshire Council is the data controller under data protection law and will use the information you provide on this form in order to provide you with information about Fostering. The legal basis for processing this data is your consent to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time by notifying us. Our contact details to do so, or for any other queries, are 01432 383240 or email

We will only keep your information for as long as we need to and no more than three years for initial enquiries that do not progress to the application stage. All information will be held securely and destroyed under confidential conditions. Your information will only be shared with other departments within the council and with selected bodies externally if you progress your application - please see the full fostering service privacy notice for more information.

Individuals have a number of rights under data protection law, including the right to request their information. You also have a right to make a complaint about our handling of your personal data to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Information you provide will only be used for the stated purpose. You can find further information about the processing of your data in our data protection page. You can contact the council’s Data Protection Officer by telephone 01432 260616 or email