Data Protection

Gayhurst School is registered with the Information Commissioner under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998. Gayhurst School will ensure that:

  • Personal data is only used for the legitimate interests of Gayhurst School and does not unduly prejudice the rights and freedoms of the individual in question
  • Personal data will be processed fairly and lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998
  • We will not process “sensitive” personal data without prior consent from the individual
  • A hard copy of all data held on an individual will be made available following the receipt of a written request from the data subject, subject to exemptions
  • Information processed is accurate, relevant, current, up to date and not excessive
  • Personal data will be kept only for so long as is necessary for the specified purposes