Privacy notice

Privacy Notice for the National Early Roll-out of the Early Career Framework

This privacy notice explains how we collect and use your personal information for the National Early Roll-out of the Early Career Framework service. The National Early Roll-out of the Early Career Framework service is run by the Department for Education (DfE).

For the purposes of relevant data protection legislation, the Department for Education (DfE) is the data controller for personal information processed for this research.

How we use your personal information

DfE collects your personal information when you use the National Early Roll-out of the Early Career Framework service. We use the data to compile aggregate statistical information about the visitors to the website and how they are using and engaging with the content This data will form part of how we measure the impact of the service.

We collect and use the following personal information only where we need to and law permits:

  • IP Address

How long we hold personal information

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. For National Early Roll-out of the Early Career Framework personal information will be held until December 2022 as we will use it to measure the impact of the service, then it will be securely destroyed.

Who we share your personal information with

We may share your information where the law allows it to enable the running of the National Early Roll-out of the Early Career Framework service, or where we have a legal obligation to do so.

The data will be shared with Google Analytics

What is the legal basis for collecting and processing the data

In order for the use of personal data to be lawful, we need to meet one (or more) conditions in the data protection legislation, as set out in Article 6(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For the purpose of the National Early Roll-out of the Early Career Framework, the relevant condition that we are meeting is ‘public task’ as specified under Article 6 (1)(e) of the GDPR.

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have certain rights depending on our reason for processing your personal information.

  • Your right of access: You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information. Read more about your right of access.
  • to have your personal data rectified, if it is inaccurate or incomplete
  • to request the deletion or removal of personal data where there is no compelling reason for its continued processing
  • to restrict our processing of your personal data (i.e. permitting its storage but no further processing)

If you need to contact us regarding any of the above, please do so via the DfE site at https://www.gov.uk/contact-dfe.

More information about how the DfE handles personal information is published at this link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education/about/personal-information-charter

Further information about your data protection rights appears on the Information Commissioner’s website at: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-data-protection/principle-6-rights/.

How to complain

Contact us using our secure online contact form or by writing to:

Ministerial and Public Communications Division
Department for Education
Piccadilly Gate
Store Street
Manchester
M1 2WD

If you wish to contact the DfE’s data protection officer, please use the secure online form linked above, or write to the address above.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint about data protection with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). For more information, visit the ICO website.

Date of privacy notice 2020/08/10