PRIVACY POLICY

Calderdale College respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice will inform you as to how we store your personal data and explain your privacy rights.

This privacy notice outlines how Calderdale College will ensure that any information we are provided with is secure, confidential and used only for the purposes we set out below.

Privacy Notice

Calderdale College respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice will inform you as to how we store your personal data and explain your privacy rights.

This privacy notice outlines how Calderdale College will ensure that any information we are provided with is secure, confidential and used only for the purposes we set out below.

Personal Data

The only personal information that we will collect is the personal information that you provide to us, like your name and contact details. We will only collect and use personal data for the purposes we tell you about. Please see below examples of personal data we will collect:

  • Personal information like your name, title, date of birth, nationality, age and gender.
  • Your contact details including home address, email address and phone number.
  • Demographic information such as current interests and preferences.
  • Information about your time at the College.
  • Records of communications sent to you by the College or received from you.
  • Attendance at College events.
  • Simple health data, such as access requirements and dietary requirements for events.
  • Start and end dates of any course you are enrolling onto.
  • Employment status.
  • Household information.
  • Financial details if you are paying a fee.
  • Employer details if you are an apprentice or your employer is sponsoring you for the course.
  • Photos and Videos.

How will we use this data?

We will not share any personal information we have collected from you with any third party without your consent, other than for statutory, legal, or for the requirements of vital interest.

We collect this information to understand your needs and provide you with a service, for the following reasons:

  • Send emails, text messages and post relating to your query, course application or general enquiry
  • Provide you with information tailored to what you have requested
  • Respond to any feedback you send to us
  • Help answer your questions and solve any issues you have
  • Provide support/access/catering options if attending an event on College premises
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services
  • Internal record keeping

Individual rights

You can request that the College removes your personal details from our databases by sending an email to jane.holmes@calderdale.ac.uk.

Accuracy

The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us at jane.holmes@calderdale.ac.uk.  If you find any errors, we will delete or edit the information promptly.

Security

The personal information we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal General Data Protection Regulations Policy which can be downloaded here.

Cookies

We may use technology to track behaviour patterns of visitors to our website, these include using a ‘cookie’ which are stored on your browser.

Student Privacy Notice

Calderdale College is a "data controller". This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about you. You can download a copy of our Student Privacy Notice here.

Data Protection Officer

We have a dedicated Data Protection Officer who ensures we respect your rights and follow the law. If you have any concerns, questions or complaints about how we look after your personal information, please contact the Data Protection Officer, Jane Taylor-Holmes, Clerk to Governors, at jane.holmes@calderdale.ac.uk or by calling 01422 357 357 and asking to speak to the Data Protection Officer.