Data Protection

GLA / ESFA Privacy Notice:  This privacy notice is issued by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), on behalf of the Secretary of State

for the Department of Education (DfE). It is to inform learners how their personal information will be used by the DfE, the ESFA (an executive agency of the

DfE) and any successor bodies to these organisations. It should be read alongside the ESFA Privacy Notice which can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esfa-privacy-notice.  If you would like:

  • more information about how we process your personal data, or your data protection rights.
  • to make a request about your information – for example to request a copy of your information or to ask for your information to be changed.
  • to contact our Data Protection Officer, you can contact us in the following ways if you would like to make a request:
  • Using our secure online contact form, which can be found at: https://form.education.gov.uk/service/Contact_the_Department_for_Education
  • Or in writing to: Emma Wharram Data Protection Officer Ministerial and Public Communications Division Department for Education

Piccadilly Gate Store Street Manchester M1 2WD.

 

How We Use Your Personal Information and why we have it for the purposes of relevant data protection legislation, the DfE is the data controller

for personal data processed by the ESFA. Your personal information is used by the DfE to exercise its functions and to meet its statutory responsibilities,

including under the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 and to create and maintain a unique learner number (ULN) and a personal

learning record (PLR). Your information may be used for education, training, employment, and well-being related purposes, including for research. The DfE

and the English European Social Fund (ESF) Managing Authority (or agents acting on their behalf) may contact you to carry out research and evaluation to

inform the effectiveness of training.

 

How long we will keep your personal data.  Your information will be securely destroyed in accordance with the ESFA’s retention and disposal schedule

GLA / ESFA Privacy Notice: This privacy notice is issued by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), on behalf of the Secretary of State
for the Department of Education (DfE). It is to inform learners how their personal information will be used by the DfE, the ESFA (an executive agency of the
DfE) and any successor bodies to these organisations. It should be read alongside the ESFA Privacy Notice which can be found at:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esfa-privacy-notice. If you would like:
• more information about how we process your personal data, or your data protection rights.
• to make a request about your information – for example to request a copy of your information or to ask for your information to be changed.
• to contact our Data Protection Officer, you can contact us in the following ways if you would like to make a request:
• Using our secure online contact form, which can be found at: https://form.education.gov.uk/service/Contact_the_Department_for_Education
• Or in writing to: Emma Wharram Data Protection Officer Ministerial and Public Communications Division Department for Education
Piccadilly Gate Store Street Manchester M1 2WD.

How We Use Your Personal Information and why we have it for the purposes of relevant data protection legislation, the DfE is the data controller
for personal data processed by the ESFA. Your personal information is used by the DfE to exercise its functions and to meet its statutory responsibilities,
including under the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 and to create and maintain a unique learner number (ULN) and a personal
learning record (PLR). Your information may be used for education, training, employment, and well-being related purposes, including for research. The DfE
and the English European Social Fund (ESF) Managing Authority (or agents acting on their behalf) may contact you to carry out research and evaluation to
inform the effectiveness of training.

How long we will keep your personal data. Your information will be securely destroyed in accordance with the ESFA’s retention and disposal schedule
after it is no longer required for these purposes. How we share your personal data Your information may also be shared with other third parties for the above
purposes, but only where the law allows it, and the sharing follows data protection legislation. Your data protection rights Under data protection law, you have
rights including:
• Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
• Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
• Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
• Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
• Your right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
• Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in
certain circumstances.
• You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

  • Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
  • Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
  • Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
  • You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

For more information please follow this link    https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esfa-privacy-notice/esfa-privacy-notice