Early Years and Childcare Providers Data – Privacy Statement
Northumberland County Council collects information from you, and may receive information about your provision from Ofsted. The law requires the Local Authority to pass some of this information (and personal data) to Ofsted and the Department for Education (DfE).
Northumberland County Council holds this data and uses it to:
· Ensure that early years setting receive appropriate funding
· Ensure there are sufficient early years places in Northumberland
· Assess how well the early years and childcare market is performing
· Ensure early years and childcare providers receive information and updates
Access to information is conducted on a strictly need to know basis. We hold the information securely and confidentially. We may securely share the information across the council or with our commissioned partners. We retain information according to our document retention policy before we securely dispose of or delete the information from our electronic systems.
Right of access to information
You may make a request to Northumberland County Council for any information we hold about you. This will need to be made in writing. If you want to see a copy of any information held by the local authority about, please contact them directly. Consent to be contacted can be withdrawn at any time by contacting 01670 623599.
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