The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Act on 25 May 2018.
Your personal information is just that – personal. We promise to treat it with the highest standards of security and confidentiality at all times and in compliance with relevant legislation.
We need to collect your personal information in order to deliver education to children and the administration of this. This includes information that you provide over the telephone, on forms, by email, letter, in person and online. We’ll only collect information that is necessary or is required by law and we’ll explain the reasons for this at the time of collection. You can ask for a copy of the information we hold about you.
We’ll use your information within the college and never share your information with third parties without your permission (also referred to as ‘consent’) unless we’re required to do so by law.
You may choose not to provide us with your personal information, although some of our services may not be available as a result. We’ll tell you when this is the case.
We collect and process information in accordance with strict Data Protection legislation. The law informs you of your rights about your personal information and our responsibilities in keeping it safe and processing it correctly.
Horizon Community College is registered with the Information Commissioners Office as a Data Controller. Our registration number is: Z3630377
You can read more about Data Protection on the Information Commissioner’s Office website.
Where we hold your personal information we’ll:
To do this you can contact us:
If you need to contact us to discuss how we use your information or to make a complaint, please email [email protected] or by telephoning (01226) 704230 and asking to speak to a member of staff who can assist.
If you’re not satisfied with our response, you may contact our Data Protection Officer by emailing [email protected]
Alternatively, if you’re not satisfied with the way we’ve handled your information, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the UK’s independent authority upholding information rights in the public interest and can be contacted at www.ico.org.uk
If you need help understanding this information please contact us.