REACH team privacy notice for individual learners
Information you need to know
The REACH team is a collaborative partnership underneath the Widening Participation Team at the Universities of Leicester, De Montfort and Loughborough.
As Lead Institution the University of Leicester is the main contact and data controller via firstname.lastname@example.org.
This privacy notice explains how we use your personal information and your rights regarding that information.
What information are you collecting?
The information stored and processed by the REACH team for booking an activity may include any of the following:
- Identifying details (including your name, gender, date of birth)
- Contact details (including your address, email address, mobile/telephone numbers, School/college/training provider)
- Your personal details (including your ethnicity, disability, Free School Meal/Pupil Premium/education bursary eligibility, Looked After Children, Estranged, Independent Living, Young Adult Carer and Refugee status, and POLAR3 quintile data from postcode)
- Your parents’ or carers’ details (name, relationship to you, mobile/telephone numbers, occupation and experience of higher education, email address for emergency contact and provision of relevant information)
- Dietary requirements/additional needs (to enable us to cater for your needs and support your engagement)
- Medical details, GP details and address(to enable us to keep you healthy and safe on our events)
- Information about your time at School, College or University (including GCSE, A-level, and degree results, EPQ results, key contact teacher details and teacher reference)
- Communications sent to you by the REACH team or received from you via email@example.com
- Activities or events you have taken part in (including campus visits, open days, summer schools etc.)
Why are you collecting my data?
If you (or your child or dependent) applies for place at a REACH activity you will be asked to complete an application form or send an email applying for a place on an event.
This information allows us to assess your application/booking and if successful to create a record of you on our database to comply with our Safeguarding Policy to keep you (or your child/dependent) safe.
How will you use this data?
The data collected by the REACH team will be used to ensure that you and the learners you bring to the University or Partner campuses are safe during the activity in line with the host Institution’s Safeguarding Policies.
What is the legal basis for processing the data?
The data collected by the REACH team will be used to assess your (or your child or dependent’s) eligibility for our activities and to ensure that you (or your child or dependent) are safe during the activity in line with the University’s or host institutions Safeguarding Policy/ies.
Your data will be processed under the legal basis below:
- Consent - This is ‘explicit consent’ to cover the ‘special category’ data collected
- Performance of a contract
If you are sharing my data with others, who are you sharing it with?
Your data is held in one place by the REACH team in a password protected file which is controlled to make sure that only those people that need to see it have access to it.
We do not share your data with anyone outside of the REACH team unless in a Safeguarding situation.
We do not share your data outside of the EEA.
How long will you process my data for?
Events – we will retain your data for a maximum of 1 year from the visit.
What are my rights and how can I enforce them?Please find below the rights you have regarding the data that you have provided:
- Right to withdraw consent
- Right to be informed
- Right of access
- Right of rectification
- Right to erasure
- Right to data portability
How do I complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office?
The Information Commissioner can be contacted on:
- Information Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK95AF
- 0303 123 1113
- ICO website