Data Protection and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
The Brooksbank School are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under Registration Number: Z2862109
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
With the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations on 25 May 2018, the school has reviewed their data protection arrangements to ensure they comply with the new regulations.
How does Data Protection legislation protect personal data?
Data protection legislation places obligations on organisations which must be obeyed when obtaining and using information about you. Data Protection legislation also provides “individuals” (data subjects) with certain rights which data controllers and data processors must respect. See www.ico.org.uk for more information.
How does The Brooksbank School protect personal data?
Data Protection legislation requires schools to keep personal data safe and to have appropriate systems, policies and procedures in place to enable them to comply with their data protection responsibilities.
Requests for information
The school will follow current data protection and other legislative guidance when dealing with Data Subject Access Requests – click here for current ICO Pupils Info.
Please refer to the Information Commissioner’s Office Subject Access Request Guidance for further information.
How do you ask to see information about you?
If you wish to request information we hold about you, please complete the Data Subject Access Form below and send it to The Brooksbank School. Any request in writing from the individual (Data Subject) will be considered as a valid request, whatever the format, as long as it contains the relevant information to enable us to deal with your request.
How do you provide your identity?
If you are not known to the school, we may ask to see proof of your identity. The following forms of identity will be accepted as proof of identity:
A copy of your passport – A copy of your driving licence – A copy of your bank, building society or credit card statement in the Data Subject’s name for the last quarter – A copy of your Council Tax bill
Will you be charged for information provided?
The Brooksbank School will follow guidance within current Data Protection legislation in relation to charges for information. See http://www.ico.org.uk for further information.
What do you do if the data is incorrect?
Please contact the school to tell us what is incorrect and ask for it to be corrected. You can also appeal to the Information Commissioner if the school does not correct the information.
Making a complaint
If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been dealt with, or you think your data has been misused or not held securely, please contact our Data Protection Officer in the first instance at the address below or by email
The Brooksbank School
Tel: 01422 374791
If you are unhappy with the outcome of your complaint, you can escalate your complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
ICO helpline: 0303 123 1113