Privacy policy: Attendance

Who To Contact

Data Protection Officer
Knowsley Council
Westmorland Road
Huyton
L36 9GL

Who will own my data once I submit it?

KMBC

Why do you need my information?

Statutory function – to monitor school non-attendance.

What allows you to use my information?

  • The Children Act 1989 (section 36); - Education Supervision Order
  • The Education Act 1996 (sections 7, 19, 436A, 437-39, 443-447); School Attendance Order
  • Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (section 8 -10); Penalty Notice
  • The Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 (ASB Act) (sections 19-24); Penalty Notice
  • The Education Act 2005 (section 115);
  • The Education and Inspections Act 2006 (sections 97-111) ;
  • The Education (Parenting Contracts and Parenting Orders) (England) Regulations 2007;
  • The Education (Penalty Notices) (England) Regulations 2007;
  • The Education (Penalty Notices) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012;
  • The Education (Penalty Notices) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013; and
  • The Education and Skills Act 2008 (section 2 and155). Educated Off Site following exclusion and Penalty Notices

Who will my information be shared with?

Schools, Social Care, Police, YOS, Health, Revenues and Benefits Team, other Local Authorities, Shelter, Changing Lives.

Do I have to provide this information and what will happen if I don’t?

The council has a statutory obligation to monitor school non-attendance and must use information for this purpose.

How long will you keep this data for and why?

Court files 25 years, casework that didn’t progress to statutory action is two years.

How will my iInformation be stored?

Secure filling system. Secure electronic system.

Will this information be used to take automated decisions about me:

No

Will my data be transferred abroad and why?

No

What rights do I have when it comes to my data?

 
Under the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the following rights with regards to your personal data: -
 

  • The right to subject access – you have the right to see a copy of the personal data that the Council holds about you and find out what it is used for.
  • The right to rectification – you have the right to ask the Council to correct or remove any inaccurate data that we hold about you.
  • The right to erasure (right to be forgotten) you have the right to ask the Council to remove data that we hold about you.
  • The right to restriction – you have the right to ask for your information to be restricted (locked down) on Council systems
  • The right to data portability – you have the right to ask for your data to be transferred back to you or to a new provider at your request.
  • The right to object – you have the right to ask the Council to stop using your personal data or to stop sending you marketing information, or complain about how your data is used.
  • The right to prevent automated decision making – you have the right to ask the Council to stop using your data to make automated decisions about you or to stop profiling your behaviour. (where applicable)

To find out more about your rights under the GDPR, please visit the Information Commissioner’s website.
 
To request a copy of your data or ask questions about how it is used, contact:-

Data Protection Officer
Knowsley Council
Westmorland Road
Huyton
L36 9GL
Or email: Inforights@knowsley.gov.uk

Who can I complain to if I am unhappy about how my data is used?

You can complain directly to the Council’s Data Protection Team by writing to: -

Data Protection Officer
Knowsley Council
Westmorland Road
Huyton
L36 9GL
Or via the Have Your Say website.

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office using the following details: -
The Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45
Website: www.ico.org.uk