This privacy notice explains how your personal information is going to be used, what for, who it might be shared with and why.
Coventry City Council complies with the Data Protection Act and the UK GDPR and is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) as a Data Controller.
We need to collect and hold personal information about you so that we can:
We collect and hold personal information relating to children, young people, parents, carers, and other family members. Sometimes the Department for Education, Schools and other Local Authorities may provide us with information. We use this information to:
We have to pass some of the information about you to the Department for Education who use the information for things such as; Local Authority performance management and funding, development of good practice but the names of individual children are not provided.
We may also pass information to health authorities who use the information in the development of health services based on the needs within Coventry.
We may share data with
We will only keep your information for as long as we need to, so we can give you the service you need, unless we must keep it for legal reasons. SEN Data will be retained until the service users 31st birthday in accordance with Children and Families Act 2014 s.46. Information about children who are looked after this data will be kept until their 75th birthday.
You have the right to:
To exercise any of these rights please contact Coventry SEND Support Service, Limbrick Wood Centre, Thomas Naul Croft, Coventry CV4 9QX
Where personal data is collected and used because we have your consent, you will have the right to withdraw that consent. However, Coventry City Council may need to collect and use your personal data because the law says we must or to enable us to carry out tasks in the public interest.
You have the right to complain if you are unhappy with the way your request is handled or disagree with a decision made by the council about your data. If you want to make a complaint you can contact the Data Protection Team (DPO) and request a review of the decision: [email protected]
If you are not satisfied with any outcome from the DPO you may wish to apply to the Information Commissioner's Office at:
The Information Commissioner's Office,