How we use your personal information
The COVID-19 response team service is run by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education (DfE).
This privacy notice explains how we (DfE and ESFA) use your personal information.
For the purposes of relevant data protection legislation, DfE is the data controller for personal information it processes, so that it can carry out its functions.
Where you register on the service the personal information you give us will be used for administration and research purposes.
How long we hold personal information
We'll retain the personal information for administration purposes only for as long as necessary. Personal data required for research purposes may be retained indefinitely.
Who we share your personal information with
We may share your information where the law allows it to enable the running of the COVID-19 response team's services, or where we have a legal obligation to do so.
We will share the information you give to us in our service with apprentices who have been made redundant, so they can contact you about apprenticeship opportunities.
Your individual rights
You have the right to:
- request a copy of personal information that we hold about you
- request that we correct any wrong or incomplete personal information
- You can access the information we hold on you by signing in to your account.
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
If you wish to contact the DfE's data protection officer, please use the secure online form or write to the address above.
You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office.