Data Protection

Salvatorian College collects and uses personal information about staff, pupils, parents and other individuals who come into contact with the school. This information is gathered in order to enable it to provide education and other associated functions. In addition, there may be a legal requirement to collect and use information to ensure that the school complies with its statutory obligations.

Data Protection Principles

The Data Protection Act 1998 establishes eight enforceable principles that must be adhered to at all times:

1. Personal data shall be processed fairly and lawfully;

2. Personal data shall be obtained only for one or more specified and lawful purposes;

3. Personal data shall be adequate, relevant and not excessive;

4. Personal data shall be accurate and where necessary, kept up to date;

5. Personal data processed for any purpose shall not be kept for longer than  is necessary for that purpose or those purposes;

6. Personal data shall be processed in accordance with the rights of data subjects under the Data Protection Act 1998;

7. Personal data shall be kept secure i.e. protected by an appropriate degree  of security;

8. Personal data shall not be transferred to a country or territory outside the European Economic Area, unless that country or territory ensures an  adequate level of data protection.

For further information on what you can access as a parent please see http://ico.org.uk/for_the_public/topic_specific_guides/schools/pupils_info

If you have any queries, please speak to the School Business Manager.

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