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Read more about our privacy policies below:
The Data Protection Act sets out eight principles governing the use of personal information. The main purpose of these principles is to protect the interests of the individuals whose personal data is being processed by the College and they apply to everything we do with personal data, unless an exemption applies.
These principles ensure that personal information is:
- Fairly and lawfully processed
- Processed for limited purposes
- Adequate, relevant and not excessive
- Accurate and up to date
- Not kept for longer than is necessary
- Processed in line with individuals’ rights
- Kept secure
- Not transferred to other countries without adequate protection
All personal information processed by the college may be passed to the Skills Funding Agency (SFA). The SFA is responsible for the funding and planning of education and training for young people and adults in England, and is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998.
The information provided will be shared with other organisations for the purpose of administration, careers and other guidance, and statistical and research purposes. Other organisations with which we will share information include, the Department for Children, Schools and Families, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills, Connexions, Higher Education Statistics Agency, Higher Education Funding Council for England, educational institutions and organisations performing research and statistical work on behalf of the SFA or its partners.
The SFA also administers the learner registration service (LRS) which will use your information to create and maintain a unique learner number (ULN). The SFA is also a co-financing organisation and uses European Social Funds from the European Union to directly or indirectly part-finance learning activities, helping develop employment by promoting employability, business spirit and equal opportunities, and investing in human resources. Further information about partner organisations and the ULN and what they do, may be found at http://skillsfundingagency.bis.gov.uk/ and by following the links to data protection.
At no time will personal information be passed to organisations for marketing or sales purposes.
You can read our full Data Protection Policy here.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you have the right to request a record of all your personal data that is held by the College, this is called a Data Subject Access Request.
If you wish to make a Data Subject Access Request, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to make a Freedom of Information Request, please email email@example.com. Please note there may be a charge for this service.
You can read our full Freedom of Information Policy here.
For all Freedom of Information and Data Subject requests relating to South Nottinghamshire Academy or Top Valley Academy, please contact the relevant school directly.
To see our registration with the ICOclick here to search the register.
Our priorities are strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews.
We aim to make readily available for publication our:
- Annual Reports
- Self-Assessment Reports
- Corporate and Business Plans
- Teaching and Learning Strategies
- Academic Quality and Standards
- Ofsted Inspection Reports
Easy read versions of all documents are available on request.