Notre Dame High School

Official Site of Notre Dame High School (Glasgow)

Privacy Statement

Glasgow City Council – Education Service Privacy Statement

As the local authority our schools and early years establishments process information about children and young people in order to help administer education and care. In doing so we must comply with the Data Protection Act (1998).

This means (amongst other things) that the data held about children and young people must only be used for specific purposes allowed by law. The following information explains the types of data held, why that data is held, and to whom it may be passed on.

Types and use of data

Data held by schools and educational establishments includes contact details, curriculum assessment results, attendance information, characteristics such as ethnic group, additional support needs and any relevant medical information.

Our data includes information about individuals for whom it provides services, and the details of services provided. This data helps us:

  • support learning and teaching
  • monitor and report on progress
  • provide appropriate pastoral care
  • assess how well the school/establishment and Council are doing as a whole
  • monitor progress and develop good practice in the services received
  • carry out specific functions (such as social care)
  • to evaluate and develop education policy and strategies

In addition, we may use this information for other legitimate purposes and may share this information where necessary with other bodies responsible for administering services to children and young people or where otherwise required by law.

We also hold information about parents/carers, emergency contacts etc. that is provided in the annual data check. This allows us to carry out the Council’s functions as the education authority and may sometimes involve releasing personal information to other agencies and other parts of the Council, particularly in relation to child protection issues or criminal investigations, and it may also be used for research purposes (see the link below for more details regarding this).

Information held by the school is, in legal terms, processed by Glasgow City Council. The Council is registered as a data controller under the Data Protection Act 1998 (number Z4871657) and all personal data is treated as confidential and used only in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the Information Use and Privacy Policy approved by the City Council. For more information on how we use personal information, or to see a copy of the Information Use and Privacy Policy, see www.glasgow.gov.uk/privacy.

Data rights and access

As a data subject (or the parent of a data subject), you have certain rights under the Data Protection Act, including a general right to be given access to personal data held by any data controller.

The presumption is that by the age of 12 a child has sufficient maturity to understand their rights and to make an access request themselves if they wish. If you are a parent of a child younger than 12, you would normally be expected to make a request on their behalf.

The Council may use this information for other legitimate purposes and may share this information where necessary with other bodies responsible for administering services to children and young people or where otherwise required by law.  The Council also has a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end it may use the information you have provided for the prevention and detection of fraud.

Glasgow City Council – School Website Copyright and Disclaimer Statement

Copyright © Notre Dame High School

By viewing or accessing this site, you are acknowledging your agreement to the following statements:

  • unless otherwise stated, copyright and similar rights in all material presented on this web-site, including graphical images, is owned by Notre Dame High School;
  • all information relating to a third-party is for the purpose of providing the end-user with relevant information regarding the third-party and is not considered to be the intellectual property of Notre Dame High School;
  • you have limited permission to print or download extracts from these pages for your personal non-commercial use only;
  • no part of this web-site may be reproduced or transmitted to or stored in any other web-site, nor may any of its pages or part thereof be disseminated in any electronic or non-electronic form, nor included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without our prior permission;
  • you may not create a database in an electronic or other form by downloading and storing all or any part of the pages from this site without our prior written consent save as expressly authorised by an agreement in writing between us;
  • any copies of the pages of this web-site that you save to disk or to any other storage system or medium may only be used for subsequent viewing purposes or to print extracts for personal use.

Links to Third Party Sites

This web-site contains links to the sites of third-party information providers. The information provided by these web-sites or subsequent linked web-sites is not within our control and is therefore not the responsibility of Notre Dame High School. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the web-site by us.

Disclaimer

Notre Dame High School makes every effort to provide accurate and current information on this website. However, it does not give any warranty or representation of any kind with respect to the site or its contents, including warranties in respect of the accuracy, completeness, appropriateness or currency of the information on the web-site.

End-users should check with the relevant learning providers and other organisations represented on the web-site that information relating to them is accurate and current.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, neither Notre Dame High School nor its employees, children and young people will be liable for damages arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this web-site.

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