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Why we use your personal information

What is Personal Information?

Personal information is often records that can identify and relate to a living person. This can also include information that when put together with other information can then identify a person. for example online identifiers or location data.
 

What are Special Categories of Information?

This is personal information that needs more protection due to its sensitivity.  This information is likely to include:

  • sexuality and sexual health
  • religious or philosophical beliefs
  • ethnicity
  • physical or mental health
  • trade union membership
  • political opinion
  • genetic/biometric information

 

How we limit the use of personal information

We use personal information to deliver education effectively; but wherever possible, the information that we process will be anonymised, pseudonymised or de-personalised.  This means the information can no longer identify a person. 


When using personal information for research purposes, the information will be anonymised/ pseudonymised to avoid the identification of a person, unless you have agreed that your personal information can be used for the research project.

 

We do not sell personal information to any other school for the purposes of selling products. 


Why we use personal information

We use personal information to help us run the school effectively, deliver a quality education, and safeguard pupils and staff.  Please see our service specific notices which explains how we use personal information for each of our activities.