Under the Data Protection Act 1998 we need your written consent to hold and process information in relation to your application and any subsequent employment for various administrative, academic and health and safety reasons, and by signing or checking the “I have read and understood the Terms & Conditions box” you give that consent. Without your consent, we regret that we will be unable to continue to process your application.
Consent may be required for the processing of personal data unless the processing is necessary for the Grimsby Institute Group to undertake its obligations to pupils and their parents or guardians or in respect of staff for the performance of the contract of employment.
Any information which falls under the definition of personal data, and is not otherwise exempt, will remain confidential and will only be disclosed to third parties with the consent of the appropriate individual or under the terms of this Policy.
In order to comply with the fair processing requirements of the Data Protection Act (DPA), the Grimsby Institute Group will inform parents / carers of all pupils / students of the data they collect, process and hold on the pupils / students, the purposes for which the data is held and the third parties (eg LA, DfE, etc) to whom it may be passed.
This privacy notice may be passed to parents / carers through the Prospectus, newsletters, website, reports or a specific letter / communication.
Parents / carers of young people who are new to the school will be provided with the privacy notice on the initial application form.
The Grimsby Institute Group may, from time to time, be required to process sensitive personal data regarding a member of staff, a pupil or their parents or guardians.
Sensitive personal data includes medical information and data relating to religion, race or criminal records and proceedings. Where sensitive personal data is processed by the School, the explicit consent of the appropriate individual will generally be required in writing.