Achieving for Children

Privacy Notice

Summary

As a provider of services for Kingston, Richmond and Windsor & Maidenhead local authorities, Achieving for Children (along with other agencies such as schools and early years settings) processes information about children, young people and families in order to help administer education and service provision. In doing so we must comply with the Data Protection Act (1998) and Human Rights Act 1998.

This means (amongst other things) that the data held about people must only be used for specific purposes allowed by law. The following information explains the types of data held, why that data is held, and to whom it may be passed on.

Types and use of data

We (Achieving for Children) hold personal data about individuals, including children in schools, children in our care/protection or those children in need to whom we provide services. We collect and use data to:

  • support children and monitor their progress;
  • provide appropriate support and pastoral care;
  • assess how well Achieving for Children services, schools, early years settings and councils as a whole are performing;
  • monitor progress and develop good practice in the services received;
  • carry out specific functions (such as social care and electoral services); and
  • support children’s/young people’s teaching and learning.

This data includes personal characteristics, contact details, details of family and close relations, school curriculum assessment results and attendance information, characteristics such as ethnic group, special educational needs and any relevant medical information.

Full privacy notice

The information above is a summary. You can read the full notice here:

Full privacy notice (PDF)

Privacy notice for children and young people (PDF)

Document retention schedule (PDF)

Information sharing policy

You can read our information sharing policy here

Subject Access Requests

If you would like to find out what information we hold about you, you can submit a Subject Access Request.

Website privacy notice

Our website privacy notice explains how we collect, use and share your information via this website.

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