Open 5 days a week, 6:30am - 6:30pm

Open 5 days a week, 6:30am - 6:30pm

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Privacy Policy

 

This privacy notice describes how Bizzy Kidz Nursery collects and uses personal information about children attending the Nursery (“Child” or “Children”) and the parents of the Children (“Parents”) (known collectively as “You” or “Your”), in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

This notice applies to Children attending the nursery and their Parents. This notice does not form part of any contract to provide services. We may update this notice at any time but if we do so, we will provide You with an updated copy of this notice as soon as reasonably practical.

DATA PROTECTION PRINCIPLES

We will comply with data protection law which states that the personal information we hold about You must be:

1. Used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way.
2. Collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to You and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes.
3. Relevant to the purposes we have told You about and limited only to those purposes.
4. Accurate and kept up to date.
5. Kept only as long as necessary for the purposes we have told You about.
6. Kept securely.

THE KIND OF INFORMATION WE HOLD ABOUT YOU

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

Children:

We will collect, store, and use the following categories of personal information about Children:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Home address
  • Dietary requirements
  • Attendance information
  • Photographs and video clips of the Child to signpost Children to where their belongings are stored at the Nursery and also for general display purposes
  • Emergency contact details should Parents be unavailable
  • Digital profile for each Child containing the work of the Child whilst at the Nursery, observations about the Child’s development whilst at the Nursery from Employees of the Nursery, specific examples of the Child’s progress, photographs demonstrating the Child’s development whilst at the Nursery, and personal details of the Child (e.g. their date of birth)
  • Records relating to individual Children e.g. care plans, common assessment frameworks, speech and language referral forms
  • Accidents and pre-existing injuries forms
  • Records of any reportable death, injury, disease or dangerous occurrence
  • Observation, planning and assessment records of Children

We may also collect, store and use the following “special categories” of more sensitive personal information:

  • Information about a Child’s race or ethnicity, spoken language and nationality.
  • Information about a Child’s health, including any medical condition, health and sickness records.
  • Information about a Child’s accident or incident reports including reports of pre-existing injuries.
  • Information about a Child’s incident forms / child protection referral forms / child protection case details / reports.

Parents:

We will collect, store, and use the following categories of personal information about Parents:

  • Name
  • Home address
  • Telephone numbers, and personal email addresses.
  • National Insurance number.
  • Bank account details.

We may also collect, store and use the following “special categories” of more sensitive personal information:

  • Information about a Parent’s race or ethnicity, spoken language and nationality.
  • Conversations with Parents where Employees of the Nursery deem it relevant to the prevention of radicalisation or other aspects of the governments Prevent strategy.

HOW IS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED?

Children and Parents:

We collect personal information about Children and Parents from when the initial enquiry is made by the Parents, through the enrolment process and until the Children stop using the Nursery’s services.

HOW WE WILL USE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU

We will only use Your personal information when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use Your personal information in the following circumstances:

1. Where we need to perform the contract we have entered into with You.
2. Where we need to comply with a legal obligation.
3. Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and Your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

Situations in which the Nursery will use personal information of Children

We need all the categories of information in the list above primarily to allow us to perform our obligations (including our legal obligations) to Children. The situations in which we will process personal information of Children are listed below.

  • Personal information of Children will be shared with local authorities without the consent of Parents where there is a situation where child protection is necessary.
  • The personal information of Children will be shared with local authorities without the consent of Parents for funding purposes.
  • Personal information of Children will be shared with schools without the consent of Parents for progression into the next stage of their education.
  • Ofsted will be allowed access to the Nursery’s systems to review child protection records.
  • To ensure we meet the needs of the Children
  • To enable the appropriate funding to be received
  • Report on a Child’s progress whilst with the Nursery
  • To check safeguarding records
  • To check complaint records
  • To check attendance patterns are recorded
  • When a Child’s Progress Report is given to its Parent in order for that Parent to pass the same Progress Report to a school for application or enrolment purposes
    Situations in which the Nursery will use personal information of Parents

We need all the categories of information in the list above primarily to allow us to perform our contracts with Parents and to enable us to comply with legal obligations. The situations in which we will process personal information of Parents are listed below.

  • The personal information of Parents will be shared with local authorities without the consent of Parents for funding purposes and safeguarding purposes
  • To report on a Child’s attendance
  • To be able to contact a Parent or a Child’s emergency contact about their Child
  • To ensure nursery fees are paid

DATA SHARING

We may have to share Child or Parent data with third parties, including third-party service providers and other entities such as OFSTED and local authority.
We require third parties to respect the security of Your data and to treat it in accordance with the law.

Why might the Nursery share Child or Parent personal information with third parties?

We will share Your personal information with third parties where required by law, where it is necessary to administer the working relationship with You or where we have another legitimate interest in doing so.

Which third-party service providers process my personal information?

”Third parties” includes third-party service providers (including contractors and designated agents), local authorities, regulatory bodies, schools and other entities within our group. The following third-party service providers process personal information about you for the following purposes:

  • Local Authorities – for funding and monitoring reasons (e.g. equal opportunities and uptake of
    funded hours)
  • Regulatory bodies – for ensuring compliance and the safety and welfare of the children
  • Schools – to provide a successful transition by ensuring information about the child’s progress and current level of development and interests are shared

DATA RETENTION

How long will you use my information for?

We will only retain Your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

Once you no longer have a Child benefiting from the Nursery’s services we will retain and securely destroy your personal information in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

RIGHTS OF ACCESS, CORRECTION, ERASURE, AND RESTRICTION

Your duty to inform us of changes

It is important that the personal information we hold about You is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if Your personal information changes during your working relationship with us.

Your rights in connection with personal information

Under certain circumstances, by law You have the right to:

  • Request access to Your personal information. This enables You to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about You and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
  • Request correction of the personal information that we hold about You. This enables You to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about You corrected.
  • Request erasure of your personal information. This enables Parents to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it.
  • Object to processing of Your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about Your particular situation which makes You want to object to processing on this ground.
  • Request the restriction of processing of Your personal information. This enables Parents to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about You for example if You want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
  • Request the transfer of Your personal information to another party.

If You want to review, verify, correct or request erasure of Your personal information, object to the processing of Your personal data, or request that we transfer a copy of Your personal information to another party, please contact the Nursery Manager in writing.

RIGHT TO WITHDRAW CONSENT

In the limited circumstances where You may have provided Your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of Your personal information for a specific purpose, You have the right to withdraw Your consent for that specific processing at any time. To withdraw Your consent, please contact the Nursery Manager. Once we have received notification that You have withdrawn Your consent, we will no longer process Your information for the purpose or purposes You originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.

If you have any questions about this privacy notice, please contact your Nursery Manager.

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