Latchmere Teaching School Alliance Privacy Notice

Introduction

Latchmere Teaching School Alliance takes the security of the data and information we hold very seriously. You have a legal right to be informed about how LTSA uses any personal information that we hold on you. To comply with this, we have provided a ‘privacy notice’. We, LTSA, are the ‘data controller’ for the purposes of the Data Protection Law. Our Data Protection Officer is SATSWANA. Until the 24th May 2018, we shall process your personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. From 25th May 2018, we shall process your data in accordance with the GDPR. We only collect and use your personal data as permitted by law. Mostly, we process it where we need to comply with a legal obligation or we need to perform an official task in the public interest. Sometimes, we may also process your personal data in situations where we need to protect an individual’s interests.

The personal data we hold:

Personal data that we collect, use, store and share (when appropriate) about you may include, but is not restricted to:

We may also hold data that we have received from other organisations, including other educational providers, UCAS, the DfE and the TRA (Teacher Regulation Agency).

Why we use this data

We use this data to help run the LTSA to:

How we store data

We keep personal information about you for five years after the completion of the course or service, particularly in the case of NQT Induction. An ‘Appropriate Body’ policy exists which gives further details around the storage of this data. Information is stored in a data base where only nominated senior leaders have access.

Data Sharing

Where it is legally required or necessary we may share personal information with:

Requesting access to your personal data

Under data protection legislation, you have the right to request access to information about you that we hold. To make a request for your personal information, please go through the website and make a ‘subject access request’. In this instance we will give you a description of the information we hold; explain why we are holding it and how long we will keep it for; explain where we got it from and tell you who it has been shared with.

You also have the right to:

If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, we ask that you raise your concern with us in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/