Data Protection GDPR and Freedom of Information
Website Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice has been written to inform you about how Scawsby Junior Academy processes your personal data when you visit our website. This notice only applies to how the school uses your data when you visit our website. For more information about how the school uses personal data in general please see our other privacy notices below.
Who are we?
Scawsby Junior Academy is a ‘Data Controller’ as defined by Article 4 (7) of GDPR. This means that we determine the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your personal data is processed. We have a responsibility to you and your personal data and will only collect and use this in ways which are compliant with data protection legislation.
Your personal data
This privacy notice sets out how School Spider. (who manage our website) uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.
School Spider. is a registered data controller under the Data Protection Act 1998.
Any personal information you provide to us via the forms on our websites, such as your name, address, phone number, email address etc. will not be passed on, sold, or rented to anyone outside Webanywhere Ltd.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:
Didsbury Business Centre
137 Barlow Moor Road
How we use your data
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
When you visit our website we will place a small file on your electronic device (computer, phone, or tablet etc) – this file is called a ‘Cookie’. This is a common practice that most websites that you visit will use.
Cookies are used so that:
- We can remember the information you’ve provided us with while on our website, so you don’t have to keep re-entering the information whenever you visit a new page
- We can look at how you use our website so that we can improve it for other users
Our cookies will not identify you but if you prefer you may wish to turn Cookies off. For more information about how to this, and more information about Cookies in general, please see https://www.aboutcookies.org/
Any information on this website, including not limited to graphics, design, text, and images are subject to Copyright which belongs to the School or a third party that has given permission for the School to use this information. The School grants permissions to electronically copy, print to hard copy, or transfer such material so long as it is for school business only.
Disclaimer and External Links:
The School makes every effort to ensure the content on this website is correct and factual. The School accepts no liability for any inconvenience or loss caused by reliance on any information contained on this website. The School makes every effort to ensure links to external websites are secure. The School accepts no liability for the privacy practices of those external websites.
General Data Protection Regulations:
We need to hold personal information about your child on our computer systems and in paper records to help with their educational needs. The Headteacher is responsible for their accuracy and safe-keeping.
Please help us to keep your child's records up to date by informing us of any changes of circumstance or contact details.
Freedom of Information
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives members of the public the right to access official information held by Public Authorities. Requests should be made in writing to Scawsby Junior Academy, Barnsley Road, Scawsby, Doncaster, DN5 8NQ and will be dealt with within the statutory 20 working days.
As well as responding to requests for information made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the school is required to publish information proactively. The Freedom of Information Act requires every school to have a publication scheme, approved by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), and to publish information covered by the scheme. The scheme sets out our commitment to make certain classes of information routinely available, such as policies and procedures, minutes of meetings, annual reports and financial information.
Scawsby Junior Academy has adopted the Information Commissioner’s Model Publication Scheme in its entirety and have produced a guide to information which sets out the information we hold, where it can be obtained and whether a fee is payable.
These guides can be accessed by clicking below.