PRIVACY NOTICE

DATA CONTROLLER:

REDDAM HOUSE BERKSHIRE
Address: Bearwood Rd, Sindlesham, Wokingham RG41 5BG, UK
Phone number: +44 118 974 8300
Email: privacy@reddamhouse.org.uk

Reddam House Berkshire is part of Inspired Education Holdings Limited, which is a company registered in England with number 09268120 and registered address in Sixth Floor, 3 Burlington Gardens, London, W1S 3EP, United Kingdom. Inspired operates numerous affiliated schools globally via its regional offices in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.

1. INTRODUCTION

This policy is drafted in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the UK GDPR which implements the European General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

The aim of this policy is to provide information about how we process your personal data.

2. TYPES OF PERSONAL DATA WE PROCESS

We process personal data from our students and their families and/or competent persons and also from our employees, candidates, suppliers, contractors, prospective customers and third parties interested in finding out more about Reddam House Berkshire within the systems controlled by the school as the Controller.

The personal data processed are mainly the following:

  • Name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and other contact details;
  • Family details;
  • Safeguarding information (such as court orders and professional involvement)
  • Education and employment data;
  • Images, audio and video recordings, including CCTV footage (video images);
  • Financial information;
  • Educational centres previously attended.

Other types of data we may collect and process, according to the school purposes, are related to health condition, criminal records and other sensitive information related to an individual, such as:

  • Information about health status or provision of health care linked to a specific individual;
  • Behavioural information;
  • Special educational needs
  • Criminal records linked to a specific individual;
  • Biometric information;
  • Ethnicity;
  • Religion;
  • Nationality and location.

3. HOW WE COLLECT AND PROCESS PERSONAL DATA

Reddam House Berkshire collects information in several ways, including:

  • Personally and over the phone;
  • Through our website;
  • From email and hand delivery paper documentation: including job applications, emails, invoices, letters, consent forms;
  • Through online tools: such as apps, educational platforms and other software used by our staff;
  • Through any CCTV cameras located at our premises or sites;
  • Through third parties, such as referees, professionals or authorities working with the individual;

4. PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE PROCESS PERSONAL DATA

Reddam House Berkshire processes personal data to lawfully and legitimately carry out the school’s educational activity, legitimised by the fulfillment of a contractual relationship, legitimate interest of our school, fulfillment of a legal obligation and your consent. We will process your data:

  • To ensure that the student meets the school’s admission criteria;
  • To provide educational services including the support of pupil learning, monitor and report on pupil progress;
  • To provide to the students welfare and pastoral care services;
  • To provide to the students medical and nurse attention, catering service and school transportation, among other necessary services;
  • To meet the educational, social, physical and emotional requirements of the student;
  • To comply with the law regarding data sharing;
  • To comply with legislative or administrative requirements;
  • To administer the school’s governing body;
  • To enable parents/guardians to be contacted in the case of emergency or in the case of school closure, or to inform parents of their child’s educational progress or about school events, etc.
    • With the aim to celebrate school’s achievements and to keep a record of the history of the school, Reddam House Berkshire may take photographs and recorded images of students to be shared in, e.g. yearbooks, school website, etc, always based on informed consent from parents or students of legal age;
  • To send commercial communications if previously requested and authorised by the data subject. Commercial communications will include: newsletters and notices from the webpage, referral of commercial advertisements through e-mail, social networks or any other electronic or physical means, present or future, which enables such commercial communication. You will be able to unsubscribe from the receipt of commercial communications by clicking in the “unsubscribe” section found in all these kind of e-mails sent by the school.
    • In the case of a CV received with the purpose to include the candidate in the selection process or to consider the application for future positions; In this regarding, Reddam House Berkshire also collects information about staff and prospective staff when necessary for:
      • Conducting the selection process;
      • Assessing the suitability of the candidate for the position;
      • Administration of staff records;
      • Recruitment of staff;
      • Administration of payroll, pensions and sick leave;
      • Staff appraisal;
      • Disciplinary procedures;
      • Administration of human resources records;

The personal data object of processing may only be communicated, if necessary, to other schools within the Inspired group with the prior written consent of the data subject and will be processed with the same legitimate purposes mentioned herein.

5. WITH WHOM DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

As a school, we may be lawfully required to share personal information with relevant authorities or third parties as permitted on statutory grounds, to comply with legal obligations or on the basis of a specific consent given by the individual concerned.

We will ensure that, where relevant, contractual safeguards are implemented to ensure the protection of your personal data when disclosing it to a third party. For example, we will enter into data processing agreements with relevant parties (providing for restrictions on the use of your personal data and obligations with respect to the protection and security of your personal data).

The parties to whom we may disclose your personal data as above referred may be located in countries outside the school’s location, including countries which may offer a lower level of data protection. In such cases, we will implement appropriate legal
safeguards to ensure adequate protection of your personal data in accordance with the current regulations.

Your personal data shall be neither rented nor sold to third parties.

6. CONSERVATION OF DATA

Personal information will only be retained for the period of time required to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. Once the personal information is no longer required or permitted to be retained for legal or business purposes, it will be securely destroyed or made anonymous.

7. YOUR RIGHTS

Under the Data Protection Act 2018 and the UK GDPR, you have rights regarding the processing of your personal data. These rights are, however, subject to certain exemptions and limitations.

You have the right to:

  • Be informed, at the time when personal data is collected, about the data processing.
  • Access the information we process and how we process it as well as to obtain a copy of the personal data considering the legal limitations and exceptions;
  • Ask for the erasure of the personal data we hold about you without undue delay considering the legal limitations and exceptions;
  • Obtain the rectification of your personal data providing a supplementary statement;
  • Obtain restriction of processing of your personal data when it is inaccurate, illegal, unnecessary or not verified, considering the legal limitations and exceptions;
  • Obtain data portability of your personal information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. This allows the right to transmit that data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data has been provided;
  • Object to processing for direct marketing purposes;
  • Withdraw consent at any time and freely to the processing of your personal data. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

According to this, we have processes in place to ensure that we respond to a request without undue delay from the date of the request although we can extend the time limit to respond to it if necessary. Therefore, individuals will be able to exercise their rights by sending a written specific request, along with a copy of their ID card, to the Data Protection Officer’s email address privacy@reddamhouse.org.uk.

The data subjects have also the right to submit a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as well as to go to the Court if it is considered that Reddam House Berkshire has not duly attended their request.

8. CONSENT

You will have the right to withdraw your consent for any specific purpose granted at any given time without prejudice of the legality of processing according to the consent given before withdrawal.

9. STORING AND SECURING INFORMATION

Reddam House Berkshire shall use the appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure the security, confidentiality, integrity and privacy of the personal data, preventing from unauthorised access or unlawful processing as well as accidental loss, destruction or damage of the files.

10. MINORS

Reddam House Berkshire will not process data of minors (children under 13 years of age). In those cases, parental or guardian written permission will be required.

11. COMPLAINTS

If you are not satisfied with our response, you would like to discuss anything regarding this privacy notice, or you believe we are processing your personal data disregarding the data protection regulations in force, please contact our Data Protection Officer at: privacy@reddamhouse.org.uk or you can address your complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at: https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/ or calling their helpline on 0303 123 1113 although the ICO recommends that steps are taken to resolve the matter with the Controller before involving ICO.

12. PRIVACY NOTICE UPDATES

Reddam House Berkshire may need to update this privacy notice periodically so we recommend that you review this information from time to time.

This version was last updated on February 2022