Who processes your information?

Sam’s School of English is the data controller of the personal information you provide to us. This means the school determines the purposes for which and the manner in which, any personal data relating to pupils is to be processed. Samantha Kelly acts as a representative for the school with regard to its data controller responsibilities; they can be contacted on 01273 358814 or [email protected]

In some cases, your data will be outsourced to a third party processor; however, this will only be done with your consent, unless the law requires the school to share your data. Where the school outsources data to a third party processor, the same data protection standards that Sam’s School of English upholds are imposed on the processor. Samantha Kelly is the data protection officer. Their role is to oversee and monitor the school’s data protection procedures and to ensure they are compliant with the GDPR. The data protection officer can be contacted on 01273 358814 or [email protected]

Why do we collect and use your information?

We collect and use personal data for the following reasons:

To support pupil learning
To monitor and report on pupil attendance and progress
To register students to external examination bodies
To assess the quality of our service
To comply with the law regarding data sharing
To communicate relevant marketing material

Which data is collected?

The categories of pupil information that the school collects, holds and shares include the following:

Personal information – e.g. names, telephone numbers, email addresses and addresses
Characteristics – e.g. ethnicity, language, nationality and date of birth
Attendance information – e.g. number of absences and absence reasons
Assessment information – e.g. Cambridge English assessment results

Whilst the majority of the personal data you provide to the school is mandatory, some is provided on a voluntary basis. When collecting data, the school will inform you whether you are required to provide this data or if your consent is needed. Where consent is required, the school will provide you with specific and explicit information with regards to the reasons the data is being collected and how the data will be used.

How long is your data stored for?

Personal data relating to pupils at Sam’s School of English is stored in line with the school’s GDPR Data Protection Policy. In accordance with the GDPR, the school does not store personal data indefinitely; data is only stored for as long as is necessary to complete the task for which it was originally collected.

Will my information be shared?

Sam’s School of English will not share your personal information with any third parties without your consent unless the law allows us to do so.

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