All academies within the Ark network, collect and use certain types of personal information about staff, pupils, parents and other individuals who come into contact with the academy in order provide education and associated functions. The academies may be required by law to collect and use certain types of information to comply with statutory obligations. This includes CCTV images which may be used to capture material for security and safety purposes.
This policy is intended to ensure that personal information is dealt with properly and securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other related legislation. It will apply to information regardless of the way it is used, recorded and stored and whether it is held in paper files or electronically.