St Ambrose Catholic Primary School

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Data Protection

The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) applies to personal data. Information which relates to a living, identifiable individual i.e. information which is about you and identifies you is your personal data.

Organisations such as St Ambrose Catholic Primary School and Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council (Stockport Council) are ‘data controllers’ for the purposes of the DPA because they process personal data. ‘Processing’ means anything that is done to the data including just holding them in a file or computer system.

The DPA gives individuals (known as data subjects) a number of rights in relation to their personal data and sets out rules that must be followed by data controllers when they process personal data. As a data controller Stockport Council must ensure it complies with the DPA.

Visit the links below for further information.

Accessing Your Personal Data

Accessing Your Personal Data

The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) gives individuals the right to ask any organisation which processes personal data about them for a copy of that information.
Privacy Notices

Privacy Notices

Information on the Data Protection Act 1998 and treating individuals’ personal data fairly.
The Data Protection Act 1998 & Stockport Council

The Data Protection Act 1998 & Stockport Council

Information on the Data Protection Act 1998