Information & Data Policies
Data Protection & Information Security
Coombe Road Primary School fully complies with the Data Protection Act 1998 (EU Directive 95/46/EC) which came into force on 1 March 2000. It complies with the eight Data Protection Principles in relation to the personal data we hold. Coombe Road has developed a wide ranging Information and ICT Security Policy for all staff working in our school. All staff are trained annually and sign to agree full compliance. The school's Senior Information Risk Officer is Mr Paul Gallagher (Deputy Headteacher).
Information Sharing Policy
In certain circumstances we have a statutory requirement, or it may help with your child’s educational needs, to share information and data about your child with:
- Brighton & Hove City Council
- National Health Service
- Other schools that your child has or will attend
If you have any concerns or questions please contact the Deputy Head teacher or make an appointment at the Main Office.
Collecting and Using Information
We will not collect personal information about you when you visit our website, unless you choose to directly provide such information when contacting us via email, by completing online forms, or posting to any website online interactive areas such as forums. We do not disclose any personal information, however obtained through this website, without explicit permission from the person to whom it relates.
We will use this personal information to process your request and, when applicable, respond to you. By contacting us in this manner, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information for the purpose of responding to your request.
We do store information collected from visitors for statistical monitoring purposes and to help us respond to comments made about the site.
We do not track individual use of this site.
We strive to protect all personal information we receive online with appropriate safeguards and security measures. However, the Internet is not a secure medium and neither the privacy of your communications, nor that of visitors to this website, can be ensured. Accordingly, by visiting this website, you acknowledge and agree that Coombe Road Primary School does not guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and that you do so at your own risk.
Providing Access and Maintaining Accuracy
We will provide access to the personal information we collect and retain about you and use all reasonable efforts to maintain the accuracy of your personal information.