Welsh Independent Schools Council Privacy Notice

The Welsh Independent Schools Council (WISC) is the sole advisory body for the independent school sector in Wales. WISC is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, registered with Companies House (registered number 07435679).

This privacy notice is intended to cover contact information displayed on WISC’s website in relation to what we collect and what we use it for.

The following types of data may have been provided and displayed on the WISC website:
• full name
• job title
• school/organisation
• telephone number
• email address
• postal address

 Sharing your data

We will not share this data with others, except where this is required with third party processors for the functionality of the WISC website (although the data will be publicly available on WISC’s website).

 Lawful basis under GDPR and retention

WISC is relying on ‘legitimate interests’ to publish this data on WISC’s website. We will keep your details on WISC’s website for as long as we are aware that you are employed at your school. If you would like these details to be removed, please email [email protected]  or write to the Welsh Independent Schools Council, 2 Glenview Rise, Penwtynmawr, Newbridge, Newport NP11 4HZ.

Your rights in relation to this data and how to contact us

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018, you have certain rights associated with the use of your data.

If you believe that WISC has not complied with this privacy notice or has acted otherwise than in accordance with Data Protection Law, please send your concerns to emma.ver[email protected]  or write to the Welsh Independent Schools Council, 2 Glenview Rise, Penwtynmawr, Newbridge, Newport NP11 4HZ. You can also make a referral to or lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Security

WISC stores and transfers all data securely and we are working to ensure that we only use data processors who are GDPR compliant. For more information on security and WISC’s third party processors, please contact [email protected]  or write to the Welsh Independent Schools Council, 2 Glenview Rise, Penwtynmawr, Newbridge, Newport NP11 4HZ.