Abingdon Partnership of Schools Privacy Policy

 The Abingdon Partnership of Schools (APS) considers the privacy of its users to be a serious issue. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy. APS is a network of primary, secondary and special schools in the Abingdon locality that collaborates on best practice and ideas in education.

What the Policy Covers

This policy covers how APS treats personal information that APS collects and receives, including information on your past use of our website. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that we do not own or control or to people that we do not employ or manage.


Information Collection and Use

APS collects personal information whenever a user chooses to contact us via email within the ‘contact us’ section.

When contacting us using this method you are likely to supply information such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number.

APS automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address and the information you request.

We use information for the following general purposes: to customise the content you see, fulfil your requests and for technical web site administration purposes.

We do not collect or publish information on pupils within our schools.


Information Sharing and Disclosure

We do not rent, sell or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission.

We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal data is not disclosed to regional/national institutions and authorities, unless required by law or other regulations. We work to ensure that any company connected to us, such as our website service provider, is as GDPR compliant as possible.


Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by placing a prominent notice on our web site.


Privacy Support and Contact Information

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact us using the online email address provided in the ‘contact us’ section of our web page or directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/


Privacy Notice – GDPR

We (The Abingdon Partnership of Schools) are a data controller for the purposes of GDPR. We do not hold any information on you other than contact details you have shared with us.

We will not give information about you to anyone outside the school without your consent unless the law and our rules allow us to.

We are required by law to pass some information about you to the Local Authority and the Department for Education (DfE).

If you want to see a copy of the information about you that we hold and/or share, please contact us using the e-mail address on the website.

If you require more information about how the Local Authority (LA) and/or DfE store and use your information, then please go to the following websites:

https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/school-data-privacy-notice and

https://www.education.gov.uk/researchandstatistics/datatdatam/b00212337/datause If you are unable to access these websites we can send you a copy of this information. Please contact the LA or DfE as follows:

Information Management Team,

Oxfordshire County Council

Clarendon House 3rd floor

52 Cornmarket Street



e-mail: information.management@oxfordshire.gov.uk


Public Communications Unit

Department for Education

Sanctuary Buildings

Great Smith Street



Website: www.education.gov.uk

email: https://www.education.gov.uk/help/contactus

Telephone: 0370 000 2288