Coventry City Council complies with the Data Protection Act and the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR ) and is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) as a Data Controller.
This privacy notice explains how personal information is going to be used, what for, who it will be shared with and why.
We collect and hold personal information relating to Early Education funding, the Family Information Directory, prospective childcare providers, Early Years grants, Safeguarding, Workforce development, External training providers, Department Work and Pensions (DWP), brokerage and childcare sufficiency.
We use this information to:
We process personal data because it is necessary to comply with our legal obligations under the Childcare Act 2006 and 2016 which requires Local Authorities to hold information on childcare providers in their area. 2006 Section 6, 7, 7A, 9A, 12 and 13. 2016 Section 1, and 2.
If you are a childcare provider, we will share your data with:
If you are a parent, we will share your 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.
You have the right to:
To exercise any of these rights please contact the Coventry Early Years' Service at [email protected]
Where personal data is processed on the basis of consent, you will have the right to withdraw that consent. However, Early Years' Service processes personal data that we need to because the law says we must, and to process funding claims.
You have the right to submit a complaint if you are unhappy with the way your request is handled or disagree with a decision made by the council regarding your data. In these circumstances 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,
Date of last review: June 2020