The Saffron Alliance is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others, how we keep it stored and how you may ask for it to be removed.
We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes.
Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent either by email to the Saffron Alliance Administrator, Jane Catley: firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to Saffron Alliance Administrator, c/o Saffron Walden County High School, Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4UH.
Who are we?
The Saffron Alliance is a locally-based school improvement network primarily in North-East Essex. Within our network, both primary and secondary phases work together to provide high quality professional development for teachers and leaders, with the aim of maximising the impact of our work, so that all children achieve their potential.
Schools within the Saffron Alliance include:
Ashton Primary School
Alec Hunter Academy
Bentfield Primary School
Birchwood High School
Clavering Primary School
Debden Church of England Primary Academy
Hedingham School and Sixth Form
Helena Romanes School and Sixth Form Centre
Great Chesterford Primary School
Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport
Katherine Semar Infant School
Katherine Semar Junior School
Newport Primary School
Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form
Radwinter C of E Primary School
RA Butler Academy
St Mary’s C of E (VA) Primary school
St. Thomas More Catholic Primary School, Saffron Walden
The Ramsey Academy
The Saffron Walden County High School is the lead school for the Saffron Alliance and as such administer this website.
How do we collect information from you?
The only identifiable data we collect is your name, your school email address, your school name and address, a booking contact (if different) and any details that you have specifically entered when booking a place on a course/event or making an enquiry such as any dietary or access requirements or an emergency contact. Also if applicable any school-to-school support data.
How is your information used?
- We may use your information:
- to deliver and support you with the Saffron Alliance courses you have booked;
- to manage those CPD services;
- to check the quality of the CPD services;
- to inform you about other Saffron Alliance CPD events/news;
- in the DfE’s annual audit of Teaching Schools
- in any financial audits that we are required to complete
- to help with research and planning of new services
We review our retention periods for personal information on an annual basis. However, a minimum amount of event booking data has to be legally retained for the Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) required seven years.
How we protect your data?
The Saffron Alliance is committed to keeping your personal data safe and secure.
The Saffron Alliance stores you data securely on the Saffron Walden County High School servers. Any paper documents are securely stored, including your application form, which is retained for 12 months.
Paper finance records are kept in a secure location for seven years in compliancy with retained for the Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) requirements.
Who has access to your information?
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.
We may share your booking details and CPD feedback or school-to-school support details with the DfE’s annual audit during its annual audit of the Teaching School if we are asked to do so.
Third Party Product Providers we work in association with:
We may transfer your personal information to a third party if we’re under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation.
You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by emailing the Saffron Alliance administrator Jane Catley: email@example.com However, a minimum amount of event booking data has to be legally retained for the Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) required seven years.
The DfE’s privacy notice for school-to-school support can be found here
Links to other websites
In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.
Review of this Policy
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in May 2018.