We will make sure that the information about you is accurate and up to date when we collect or use it. You can help us with this by keeping us informed of any changes to the information we hold about you.
We will keep information about you and your child secure. We will protect your information against unauthorised change, damage, loss or theft. All information collected on paper forms is kept locked away. All computers and tablets are password protected.
We will hold information about you and your child only for as long as the law says. After this, we will dispose of it securely.
We will tell you what kinds of information we hold and what we do with it.
Access and correctness
Whenever possible, we will let you see the information we hold about you and correct it if it is wrong.
We will comply with the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR) and any subsequent legislation on information handling and privacy. We will support you with any questions or problems that you may have with the Data Protection Act 1998, General Data Protection Regulation 2018, the Human Rights Act 1998 or the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If we cannot help you, we will give you advice on where to get the information you may need.
We will only collect information that is necessary for what we do. We will be fair in the way we collect information about you. We will tell you what we intend to do with the information about you. Where possible, we will collect information directly from you. If we collect information about you from someone else, we will make sure you know what information we hold on you, where possible and legal.