We use the learners data:
On the 25th May 2018 the Data Protection Act 1998 will be replaced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The condition for processing under the GDPR will be:
(c) Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject;
(j) Processing is necessary for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89(1) based on Union or Member State law which shall be proportionate to the aim pursued, respect the essence of the right to data protection and provide for suitable and specific measures to safeguard the fundamental rights and the interests of the data subject.
The Education (Information about Individual Pupils) (England) Regulations 2013 – Regulation 5 ‘Provision of information by non-maintained special schools and Academies to the Secretary of State’ states ‘Within fourteen days of receiving a request from the Secretary of State, the proprietor of a non-maintained special school or an Academy (shall provide to the Secretary of State such of the information referred to in Schedule 1 and (where the request stipulates) in respect of such categories of pupils, or former pupils, as is so requested.’
The Education Act 1996 – Section 537A – states that we provide individual pupil information as the relevant body such as the Department for Education.
Children’s Act 1989 – Section 83 – places a duty on the Secretary of State or others to conduct research.
Collecting learners information
Whilst the majority of learners information you provide to us is mandatory, some of it is provided to us on a voluntary basis. In order to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, we will inform you whether you are required to provide certain learnerinformation to us or if you have a choice in this.
We hold learners data for the duration of time each studens remains a learner of Choice Training
We routinely share learners information with:
We do not share information about our learnerss with anyone without consent unless the law and our policies allow us to do so.
We share learnerss’ data with the Department for Education (DfE) on a statutory basis. This data sharing underpins school funding and educational attainment policy and monitoring.
We are required to share information about our learnerss with our local authority (LA) and the Department for Education (DfE) under section 3 of The Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (England) Regulations 2013.
Not kept for longer than necessary
Choice Training undertakes not to retain personal data for longer than is necessary to ensure compliance with the legislation, and any other statutory requirements. This means Choice Training will undertake a regular review of the information held
Choice Training will dispose of any personal data in a way that protects the rights and privacy of the individual concerned (e.g. secure electronic deletion, shredding and disposal of hard copy files as confidential waste). A log will be kept of the records destroyed.
Under data protection legislation, parents and learnerss have the right to request access to information about them that we hold. To make a request for your personal information, or be given access apply to Robert Tye by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
You also have the right to:
If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, we request that you raise your concern with us in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/
If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice, please contact:
Robert Tye,Data protection officer