GDPR Policy

Introduction

Hybrid Technical Services is committed to preserving the privacy of its learners and employees and to complying with the Data Protection Act 2018. In order to achieve this commitment, the information that we have about our learners and employees will be collected and used fairly, stored safely and not unlawfully disclosed to any other person

Principles 

Hybrid Technical Service staff and others who process or use any personal information must ensure that they follow the data protection principles set out in the Data Protection Act 2018 (see shared drive) policy & procedure section.

These Principles are that Personal Data Should be: 

Obtained and processed fairly and lawfully.
Obtained for a specified and lawful purpose and shall not be processed in any manner incompatible with that purpose.
Be adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes.
Be accurate and kept up to date.
Not be kept longer than is necessary for that purpose.
Be processed in accordance with the data subject rights.
Be kept safe from unauthorised access, accidental loss or destruction.
Not be transferred to any third party.

Hybrid Technical Services will not release staff or learner information to any third party without the consent of the individual concerned before releasing personal data.

Responsibilities

Senior Management Team

The responsibility of ensuring compliance with this policy and for communicating the policy to all staff lies with the Senior Management Team.

Data Protection Coordinator

At present the Data Protection Coordinator is John Burns. He has operational responsibility for the implementation of this policy.

Staff and Managers

All staff and managers are responsible for ensuring that staff are aware and are in compliance with this policy.

All staff and Students 

All staff and students are responsible for ensuring that all personal data provided to the College is correct and current.

Compliance 

Failure to comply with the data protection policy and procedure may result in disciplinary action.