This privacy notice outlines how personal information relating to you and your child is collected, handled and processed by Special Educational Needs Expert Training & Advocacy Ltd. This is ‘personal data’ under the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679. Under this legislation, Special Educational Needs Expert Training & Advocacy Ltd is a controller and processor of your data and we must tell you what your rights are as well as how we collect, store and use your data. Any personal data that we handle will be processed in accordance with the legislation. We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
The following information may be collected, stored and processed:
This information will have been provided, or will be provided, by you or a third party you have instructed such as a speech and language therapist for example.
The above information is used to provide our services to you in our capacity as advisors.
Some categories of personal data, such as information about your child or young person’s medical conditions, are called “special categories of personal data” under the Data Protection Act 2018. We will always seek express consent to collect and use this type of personal data.
The information you give us may be used as follows:
All personal data is stored on our database in the United Kingdom.
We may disclose information whilst acting for you via a signed ‘Form of Authority’ form to the following groups: prospective schools, local authority education or social care teams, NHS medical staffs, external practitioners, the SEND Tribunal. We do not sell your information to third parties for marketing purposes.
Special Educational Needs Expert Training & Advocacy Ltd has the following legal bases for processing of your personal data referred to above
Under Data protection legislation you have the following rights:
If you have any concerns or wish to make a request for information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Your case file will be held in paper format for a period of three months from the end of your case when it will be scanned and then destroyed. The scanned file will be stored electronically. We will retain the personal data, for the purposes set out in this privacy notice, until you ask us to delete it or until three years after your last involvement with is at which point it will be securely destroyed.