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Birchanger Church of England VC Primary School

Life in All Its Fullness

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Life in All Its Fullness


Information Governance - GDPR

Privacy Notice:

We respect you and your child's privacy and are committed complying with privacy legislation. The information below is what is refereed to as a 'Privacy Notice' which explains how we use and protect your personal information.


The ‘information/documents’ below explain how we use and protect your personal information:


Birchanger Primary School has a Data Protection Officer whose role it is to ensure that any personal information processed by the organisation is processed fairly and lawfully (respecting your rights and ensuring we follow the law). 


If you have any concerns or questions regarding how we look after your personal information, please contact: the Data Protection Office  – Lauri Almond – at or by telephoning 0333 032 2970.


What is Personal Information?

Personal information is often records that can identify and relate to a living person.  This can also include information that when put together with other information can then identify a person, for example online identifiers or location data.


What are Special Categories of Information?

This is personal information that needs more protection due to its sensitivity.  This information is likely to include:

  • Sexuality and sexual health
  • Religious or philosophical beliefs
  • Ethnicity
  • Physical or mental health
  • Trade union membership
  • Political opinion
  • Genetic/biometric information


How we limit the use of personal information

We use personal information to deliver education effectively; but wherever possible, the information that we process will be anonymised, pseudonymised or de-personalised.  This means the information can no longer identify a person.


When using personal information for research purposes, the information will be anonymised/pseudonymised to avoid the identification of a person, unless you have agreed that your personal information can be used for the research project.

We do not sell personal information to any other school for the purposes of selling products.

Data Protection - Photographs in school - Information from the ICO

Data Protection advice for parents

Freedom of Information Policy and Published Guide to Information

Statutory Requests for Information

Cookies Policy

Training & Awareness Procedure