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Data Protection

Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998

We Sacred Heart  Catholic Primary School are a data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act. We collect personal information from you and may receive information about your child/children from previous schools. We hold this personal data to:

• Support your learning;

• Monitor and report on your progress;

• Provide appropriate pastoral care, and

• Assess how well we are doing.

The information includes your child/children’s contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information and personal characteristics such as your ethnic group, any special educational needs you may have and relevant medical information.

We will not give information about your child/children to anyone without your consent unless the law and our policies allow us to.

We are required by law to pass some information about your child/children to our Local Authority (LA) and the Department for Education.

We are required by law to pass some information about your child/children to the Department for Education (DfE) and, in turn, this will be available for the use(s) of the Local Authority.

If you want to receive a copy of the information we hold or share about your child(ren), please contact the School Office Manager – Mrs D Cooper

If you need more information about how the Local Authority and DfE store and use this information, then please go to the following websites:

http://www.hertsdirect.org/services/edlearn/privsch/

http://www.education.gov.uk/researchandstatistics/
datatdatam/b00212337/datause

If you cannot access these websites, please contact the LA or DfE as follows:

• Data Protection Team, Information Governance Unit, Room C1, County Hall, Pegs Lane

Hertford SG13 8DQ email: data.protection@hertscc.gov.uk

• Public Communications Unit, Department for Education, Sanctuary Buildings, Great Smith Street

London SW1P 3BT Website: www.education.gov.uk Email: http://www.education.gov.uk/help/contactus

Telephone: 0370 000 2288

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