Ysgol Aberconwy Privacy Notice
In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on 25th May 2018, this notice sets out what the Local Education Authority and Ysgol Aberconwy does with children’s and young peoples, personal and performance information, and any personal information relating to you as parent / guardian.
The information in this notice will be kept under review to incorporate any further changes communicated by the Information Commissioner’s Office. Please click here to learn more about additional privacy information relating to attendance during the Covid 19 pandemic.
The Collection of personal data
The school collects information about children, young people and their parents or legal guardians when they go to a new school, they also collect information at other times during the school year. Information is also received from other schools when students transfer.
The Local Authority will receive information on children/young people from the school / education establishment.
Upon receipt of the information the School and Local Authority becomes the data controller.
We have CCTV systems in key locations for the purposes of safety and the prevention and detection of crime.
We will only disclose CCTV images to third parties for the purposes of public safety and the prevention and detection of crime.
What information is held
Personal and special category information that will be collected includes:
What is happening with your information?
The information collected is used to safeguard children and young people and to ensure appropriate contact details are available to contact parents / guardians. The school and Local Authority also uses the information it collects to do research. It uses the results of the research to make decisions on policy and the funding of schools, to calculate the performance of schools and help them to set targets.
The research also informs the education which is provided to children and young people for example:
We may use your use your information for automated decision making, including profiling. This is where we may make a decision automatically about you without human intervention.
Who is your information shared with?
Information is sent to Welsh Government on children and young people directly from schools and the Local Authority normally as part of statutory data collection which consists of the following:
Information held by the School and Local Authority on children and young people and their parents or legal guardians may be shared with other organisations when the law allows, for example with;
How long will we keep this information?
The school and Local Authority will retain and destroy the information in line with their retention schedules, these can be obtained from the contact details below.
Your rights under GDPR
You have the right to:
For further information about the information which the school and Local Authority holds and its use, or if you wish to exercise your rights under the GDPR, please see contact details below:
Mr. K Bratch
Telephone : 01492 593 243
Email : email@example.com
To contact the Information Commissioner’s Office, please see details below:
Information Commissioners Office
Telephone helpline: 029 2067 8400 (Wales helpline) or 0303 123 1113 (UK helpline)