Nursery Rhymes Day Nursery is a Data Controller for the Purposes of the ‘Data Protection Act 1998’.
We collect information from you and may receive information about you and your child from your previous nursery, local authority, health, social care professionals and others. We hold this personal data, keep it secure and use it to:
- Support your child’s teaching and learning;
- Monitor and report on your child’s progress;
- Provide appropriate care.
- Access funding for early years provision for your child
- Assess the quality of our provision
This information includes your contact details and your child’s personal characteristics such as their gender, special requirements, preferences, any special educational needs and assessments from other agencies.
We will not give information about you or your child to anyone outside the setting/nursery/childcare provision without your consent unless the law or our rules allow and require us to do so.
We are required by law to pass some of your information to your local authority, Derbyshire County Council, and the Department for Education (DfE). This information includes the details supplied by you on the early years funding entitlement form to collect early years funding from the local authority on your behalf. The DfE may also share childrens personal data that we supply to them with third parties. This will only take place where legislation allows it to do so and it is in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
To ensure there is no abuse of personal data we have the following controls, safeguards and limitations in place with regard to the use of and the sharing of the above information:
- the information will not be used for any purpose other than those stated in this notice.
- the information will be held and when appropriate and necessary, shared securely in accordance with our policies and relevant legislation.
If you wish to access any records we hold about you or your child or, if you believe we hold any information about yourself or your child that is not accurate or we have no legal right to hold it and to request that the information is rectified or erased. Please contact Carolyn Holmes your Nursery Rhymes administrator. This administrator can also give you details of our data protection policy and our retention & disposal of records policy.
If you have any concern or complaints about the information we hold about you or your child on how we, as an organisation, obtain, process, store or share personal data relating to you or your child; first speak, or write to Carolyn Holmes the Nursery administrator.
If however, you are dissatisfied with our response to your complaint you can of course contact the:
Information Commissioners Office*
Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number.
Fax: 01625 524 510
* The Information Commissioners Office deals with concerns and complaints relating to data protection and freedom of information legislation.
Please call us: 01246 450354
Have a question?
If you have any questions please call us on 01246 450354 or fill out our enquiry form.