Data Protection Act 1998 Linkage Community Trust abides by the Data Protection Act 1998. The personal information you have provided will be processed by the Trust for the purposes of providing educational and related services. The information may be disclosed to specific third parties, such as the local authorities if relevant.
Please note that parents have no automatic right to information about their sons / daughters but it may, in certain circumstances, be beneficial for the College to liaise with parents, provided the student is given the opportunity to object to a disclosure being made.
If you disclose a learning disability, the information will be used for the purpose of determining what adjustments, if any, are reasonable to ensure you are not put at a substantial disadvantage. The information will be disclosed only to those staff that need to know in order to implement such reasonable adjustments.
Access to your personal data
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you certain rights to access data that organisations hold about you. This is known as ‘subject access request’.
You can request access to personal information about you held on our information systems and paper records.