Bishopsland Educational Trust GDPR Privacy Policy May 2018

On 25 May 2018 the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act (DPA)comes into force. The new regulations strengthen individual’s rights over how their personal data is used.

Bishopsland Educational Trust is committed to good governance and transparency. This policy sets out what we do with your information when we collect it, why we collect it and how we dispose of it.

The Bishopsland Educational Trust Data Protection Officer (DPO)

The Bishopsland Educational Trust Data Protection Officer is Claire Murdoch, CEO. She is responsible for ensuring that the GDPR and DPA regulations are fully complied with. She is also the first point of contact should you wish to know what information we hold on you. She can be contacted via email:

Or by mail at:
Bishopsland Educational Trust
South Oxfordshire

What are your rights?

If we have collected any of your personal data, then you have a number of rights. These are:

  • To have confirmation of what data we hold on you and what we do with that data
  • To have a copy of the data we hold provided to you free of charge
  • The right to correct the information we hold on you if it is factually incorrect
  • The right to object to us using your information
  • Under certain circumstances you have the right to have your data erased and to tell Bishopsland Educational Trust to cease further dissemination of your data to third parties
  • You also have the right for your data to be transferred to another organisation in an electronic format

When do we have to ask you for the right to collect your personal data?

If we collect Special Category Data, we might need to ask your permission. Special category data includes any data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation.

Bishopsland Educational Trust has no need to collect this information for any of its activities and will not collect this information under any circumstances.

We will only collect data for:

  • In order for us to provide quality assurance and accreditation activities for your organisation
  • The dissemination of Bishopsland Educational Trust newsletters
  • Contacting you to follow up on an enquiry you have made to us

What we don’t do with your data

  • We will not use your data for automated decision making
  • We will not use your data for profiling purposes
  • We will never sell your data
  • We will not share your data for any other purpose than that described above

Why do we collect your data and what do we do with it?

Bishopsland Educational Trust collects data for a number of reasons explained below:

Category Newsletter Distribution & Invitations to exhibitions and events  
What data do we collect? We collect your name, email address and the name of the organisation you represent  
Do we share your data with anyone outside of the organisation? No
What is the legal basis for keeping my data? Informed consent. You will be asked to confirm your willingness to accept your inclusion on the Newsletter distribution and to receive further information on Bishopsland Educational Trust
What would happen if I refused to give you this data? We will not be able to send you the Bishopsland Newsletter, invites to exhibition and events or provide you with information on Bishopsland Educational Trust
Who has access to my records? Bishopsland staff involved in the distribution of the newsletter and exhibitions and events.
How long will my records be kept for once I withdraw my consent? You may withdraw your consent at any time. This will mean you will not receive any further newsletters and invites to exhibitions and events. Any information we hold on you will be removed from the Bishopsland Educational Trust contacts database immediately

Your privacy and the security of your data is important to us we hope that this information has answered any queries you have about GDPR, for further information and our full Privacy Policy please visit our website