Data Protection Statement

Data Protection Statement

We collect personal data on Consent Forms prior to all courses.

Why we collect it?

Thurston OEC collects the information on Consent Forms to ensure the safety and wellbeing of course participants.

Who we might share it with.

We will not share the information with anyone – except medical professionals in the event of a need for treatment.

What we do with the information.

The information will be securely stored at the centre during the course and afterwards will be scanned and stored on the South Tyneside Council secure servers. The information is used to help in the planning and provision of appropriate activities and locations, and for safety management.

How long we keep it.

Information provided on this form will be kept for the time required by the Limitation Act 1990. (I.e. 7 years for adults, until a young person reaches the age of 25, or for 99 years in the case of Looked After Children.) The original paper copies will be destroyed at the end of the course.

How people can access their personal information.

If you wish to access the personal information that we hold you should contact Thurston OEC via email Thurston.info@southtyneside.gov.uk or phone 015394 41218.