Data Protection

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DATA PROTECTION

How we protect your data in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation at Honiton Community College

Our College aims to ensure that all personal data collected about staff, students, parents, governors, visitors and other individuals is collected, stored and processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018).

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How does the College protect data?

We aim to ensure your data is protected by adhering to the following principles as set out in the legislation.

PROCESSING

Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner

COLLECTION

Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes

RELEVANCE

Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it is processed

ACCURACY

Accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date

TIME RESTRICTION

Kept for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it is processed

SECURITY

Processed in a way that ensures it is appropriately secure

Why does THE College Collect Data?

At Honiton Community College we take data protection very seriously. With this in mind, we will only process personal data where we have one of 6 legal reasons to do so under data protection law

CONTRACTUAL NEED

The data needs to be processed so that the College can fulfil a contract with the individual, or the individual has asked the College to take specific steps before entering into a contract

PERFORM FUNCTIONS

The data needs to be processed so that the College, as a public authority, can perform a task in the public interest, and carry out its official functions

LEGITIMATE INTEREST

The data needs to be processed for the legitimate interests of the College or a third party (provided the individual’s rights and freedoms are not overridden)

LEGAL OBLIGATIONS

The data needs to be processed so that the College can comply with a legal obligation

VITAL INTERESTS

The data needs to be processed to ensure the vital interests of the individual e.g. to protect someone’s life

CLEAR CONSENT

The individual (or their parent/carer when appropriate in the case of a student) has freely given clear consent

Honiton Community College Privacy Notices

More specific information about the data which we collect, and store is available within our Privacy Notices. Detailed information on our Data Protection policies and procedures can be found within our Data Protection Policy.

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