This privacy notice sets out how the National Academy for Educational Leadership (we or us) collects and uses information about you. We have third party assurance of our information security systems via the Cyber Essentials Plus certification.
Please read this privacy notice carefully to understand how we will use your personal information. If you have any questions or queries in relation to this privacy notice, you can contact our Data Protection Officer in the following ways:
National Academy for Educational Leadership
This privacy notice explains:
We may collect the following information about you:
You may give us information about you by registering to attend our events, applying to become an Academy Associate, joining our mailing list, filling in forms or contacting us by phone, e-mail or letter.
The information you give us may include your name, home address, school/setting details, job title, time in post, e-mail address and phone number. We will also ask Academy Associates to provide information about their qualifications and experience.
We automatically collect the following information when you visit our website:
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
We use Google Analytics cookies on our website. These cookies are used to find out how visitors use our site. We use the information to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, whether they have visited before and the pages they visit.
We work closely with other organisations, including local authorities, schools, colleges, universities, Welsh Government and other middle tier organisations and we may receive information about you from them.
The information we receive from these sources includes name, ages, school/setting details, job title, time in post, email address.
We need to obtain, store and use information about you so that we can provide our services. We may use information we hold about you in the following ways:
We may combine information we receive from other sources with information you give to us for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
We will use your contact information to send you important information by letters, emails, text messages, or otherwise to telephone you. We may record telephone calls for security and training purposes.
We may use the information we hold about you in order to provide you with information about services we feel may interest you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your information.
If you have changed your mind about being contacted for marketing purposes, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to update your preferences.
We may share your information with selected third parties including:
local authorities, schools, colleges, universities, Welsh Government and other middle tier organisations.
Data protection law sets out various lawful legal bases (or ‘conditions’) which allow us to collect, hold and use your personal information:
Data protection law recognises certain “special categories” of personal information, which is information revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic information, biometric information for uniquely identifying a person, information concerning health, and information concerning a person’s sex life or sexual orientation. These special categories are considered particularly sensitive and so we will only collect and use this information where you have given us your explicit consent or where we consider it necessary to do so.
The information about you that we collect may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by our suppliers outside the EEA.
We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy notice.
We will generally keep personal information about you no longer than is needed to fulfil the purposes outlined in section 2.
You have the right under data protection law to:
Many of the rights listed above are limited to certain defined circumstances and we may not be able to comply with your request. We will tell you if this is the case.
If you choose to make a request to us, we will aim to respond to you within one month. We will not charge a fee for dealing with your request.
If you are dissatisfied with how we are using your personal information or if you wish to complain about how we have handled a request, then please contact our Data Protection Officer and we will try to resolve any issues you may have. You can contact us via:
Data Protection Officer
National Academy for Educational Leadership
You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office, which is the statutory regulator for data protection law. Details of how to complain to the ICO can be found at https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/