Last updated: Wednesday, 5 June 2019
Please note: the following notice provides additional privacy information to the
Rochdale Borough Council privacy notice.
The ethnic minority achievement team was set up to combat the educational disadvantages experienced by particular groups. Specifically, it addresses the needs of pupils who have English as an additional language or who belong to ethnic minority communities.
What personal information we collect
We collect personal information to make sure that we can carry out our work. The personal information we collect includes:
Who we collect personal information about
When we collect personal information it may be about:
- Pupils and students
- Customer, service users and residents
- Extended family, such as parents, children and siblings
How we use personal information
We use your personal information to:
- Commission services
- Early years childcare and education
- Maintain accounts and records
- Process applications, requests and appeals
- Provide employment, education and training advice and support
- Provide services focussed on individual or family health
- Safeguard the welfare of adults
- Safeguard the welfare of children and young people
Why we use your personal information
We're required by law to combat the educational disadvantages experienced by particular groups. This is detailed in legislation and guidance including:
- Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000
We're allowed to process personal and sensitive data for the following reasons under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Articles and the Data Protection Act:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- For public tasks or statutory functions
- With explicit consent of the individual
- For employment, social security or social protection law
- Substantial public interest
Who we share your personal information with
We collect information from and disclose information to individuals and organisations that can support our work including:
- Council departments
- Other public bodies and authorities
- Schools and higher education providers
- Partner agencies
When we make an automated decision about your personal information
This service doesn't make any decisions using computers or programmes that don't involve a human being when using your personal information.
How long we keep your personal information
We keep personal information collected as part of this process for a minimum of 25 years from the date of birth of the child or for and additional length of time if necessary.
When we transfer your personal information beyond the European Economic Area (EEA)
This service doesn't transfer your information outside the EEA.
We do not routinely share data with any organisation outside the UK, but our website is available across the internet and we communicate with applicants and stakeholders wherever they are.