Llangewydd Junior School

Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice for Llangewydd Junior School (Parents and Pupils)
Llangewydd Junior School is committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal information. This privacy notice describes how we collect and use personal information about pupils, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Who Collects This Information
Llangewydd Junior School is a “data controller.” This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about pupils and parents.

The Categories Of Pupil Information That We Collect, Process, Hold And Share
We may collect, store and use the following categories of personal information about you: - Collecting This Information
Whilst the majority of 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 pupil information to us or if you have a choice in this.
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes during your working relationship with us.

How We Use Your Personal Information
We hold pupil data and use it for: - The Lawful Basis On Which We Use This Information
We will only use your information when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your information in the following circumstances: - We need all the categories of information in the list above primarily to allow us to comply with legal obligations. Please note that we may process information without knowledge or consent, where this is require or permitted by law.

Sharing Data
We may need to share your data with third parties where it is necessary. There are strict controls on who can see your information. We will not share your data if you have advised us that you do not want it shared unless it’s the only way we can make sure you stay safe and healthy or we are legally required to do so.
We share pupil information with: - Information will be provided to those agencies securely or anonymised where possible.
The recipient of the information will be bound by confidentiality obligations, we require them to respect the security of your data and to treat it in accordance with the law.

Why We Share This Information
We do not share information about our pupils with anyone without consent unless otherwise required by law.
For example, we share students’ data with the Welsh Government: Education and Skills department on a statutory basis for census purposes which underpins school funding and educational attainment.
Storing Pupil Data
The School keep information about pupils on computer systems and sometimes on paper.
Except as required by law, the School only retains information about pupils for as long as necessary in accordance with timeframes imposed by law and our internal policy.

Full details on how long we keep personal data for is set out in our data retention policy. 

Automated Decision Making
Automated decision making takes place when an electronic system uses personal information to make a decision without human intervention. We are allowed to use automated decision making in limited circumstances.
Pupils will not be subject to automated decision-making, unless we have a lawful basis for doing so and we have notified you.
We have put in place measures to protect the security of your information (i.e. against it being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way).
The National Data Collection (NDC)
The NDC is run by Welsh Government and contains information about pupils in schools in Wales. It provides invaluable evidence on educational performance to inform independent research, as well as studies commissioned by the Government. It is held in electronic format for statistical purposes. This information is securely collected from a range of sources including schools, local authorities and awarding bodies.
We are required by law, to provide information about our pupils to the Welsh Government as part of statutory data collections such as PLASC, post-16 data collection, national data collection and attendance collection.
To find out more about the NDC, go to https://gov.wales/national-data-collection-ndc-technical-completion-notes-schools-and-local-authorities
The Government may share or receive information about our pupils regarding curriculum assessments, exam results and attendance data. The Government are most likely to share data with the following organisations: - To be granted access to pupil information, organisations must comply with strict terms and conditions covering the confidentiality and handling of the data, security arrangements and retention and use of the data.

Requesting Access To Your Personal Data
Under data protection legislation, parents and pupils 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 to your child’s education record, contact Neil Clode.
You also have the right to: - If you want to exercise any of the above rights, please contact Neil Clode in writing.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access the information (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is another appropriate security measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it.

Right To Withdraw Consent
In circumstances where you may have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. To withdraw your consent, please contact Neil Clode. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.

If you would like to discuss anything within this privacy notice or have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, we request that you raise your concern with Neil Clode in the first instance.
We have appointed a data protection officer (DPO) to oversee compliance with data protection and this privacy notice. If you have any questions about how we handle your personal information which cannot be resolve by Neil Clode, then you can contact the DPO on the details below: -
Data Protection Officer: Judicium Consulting Limited
Address: 72 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6AE
Email: dataservices@judicium.com
Web: www.judiciumeducation.co.uk
Lead Contact: Craig Stilwell
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues at https://ico.org.uk/concerns.

Changes To This Privacy Notice
We reserve the right to update this privacy notice at any time, and we will provide you with a new privacy notice when we make any substantial updates. We may also notify you in other ways from time to time about the processing of your personal information.