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GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

From May 2018 new procedures for data protection were introduced.

Highfield Hall Primary School takes privacy and the protection of all data very seriously. The European-wide data protection regulations, now in effect, seeks to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals and grants enhanced rights for individuals in relation to their personal information.

Below you will find our Data Protection Policy, Retention Guidelines, Privacy Notices for Pupils and Members of Staff, Information about GDPR and our Data Breach Procedure.

Our Data Protection Officer is GDPR for schools, Derbyshire County Council. 

E-Mail: gdprforschools@derbyshire.gov.uk

Phone: 01629 532888

Address: Room 396, North block, County Hall, Smedley Street, Matlock, DE4 3AG.

 

 

 

 

 

We need to hold personal information about your child on our computer system and in paper records to help us with their educational needs. The Headteacher is responsible for their accuracy and safe-keeping.

Please help to keep your child’s records up to date by informing us of any change of circumstances or contact details.

 

School staff have access to your child’s records to enable them to do their jobs. From time to time information may be shared with others involved in your child’s care, if it is necessary. Anyone with access to your child’s records is properly trained in confidentiality issues and is governed by a legal duty to keep their details secure, accurate and up to date. All information about your child is held securely and appropriate safeguards are in place to prevent accidental loss.

In some circumstances we may be required by law to release your child’s details to statutory or other official bodies. In other circumstances you may be required to give written consent before information is released.

Please ask at the school’s office if you would like further details. An appointment will be required.

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