Coventry City Council Special Educational Needs Assessment and Review Team will use information you provide to us about families, children and young people over age 16 to help us provide the support you need.
We collect information about children, young people, parents, carers, and other family members.
This includes information about your child's special educational needs or disabilities, their education, medical information and details about services we provide.
We collect this from schools, post 16 providers, early years settings, other Local Authorities, internal departments including Social Care, medical and health agencies and the Department for Education.
We need your information so that can meet our legal duties set out in Children and Families Act 2014 and the SEN Code of Practice 2014.
We use this information to:
Depending on the services we need to give you, we share your information with
The Special Education needs information will be kept until the child’s 31st birthday because of the 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 the Coventry SEND team via SEN@coventry.gov.uk.
Where personal data is processed on the basis of consent, you will have the right to withdraw that consent. However Coventry City Council process personal data that it is necessary to do so in order to comply with our legal obligations and to enable us to perform tasks carried out 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 for a review of the decision.=
If you are still not satisfied you can contact the Information Commissioners Office at:
The Information Commissioners Office