Privacy Policy

The partnership collects some information from people visiting the website. This page explains how the partnership uses and protects any information that you provide when you visit this website.

What information the partnership collects

The partnership collects the following kinds of information from people visiting this website:

Feedback (through visitors uploading their views in the ‘Reply’ areas, completing online forms, surveys placed on the website or emailing the partnership with registration details (for visitors who create an account on the website) and site usage information, using small files known as cookies

Use of cookies

The partnerships host website ‘WordPress’ uses small bits of data stored on your computer called ‘cookies’. You can find out what WordPress uses them for, and how to control their use by clicking here to reach the wordpress webpage.

How the partnership uses your information

Information collected by the partnership is used to:

  • listen to what individuals have to say through our website
  • communicate what we’ve learnt to others and shape our work
  • evaluate and extend our impact for children in care and care leavers

The partnership will never share your information with other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes. The partnership doesn’t pass on your personal information to any other website

Data Protection

The Data Protection Act is the law that tells organisations what they must do to keep personal details safe and secure.

Organisations such as the the partnership have a responsibility to abide by the Data Protection Act so we will make sure that your private information doesn’t fall into the wrong hands or get used in a way that is unfair to you.

Keeping information safe

If we ask you to type in any of your personal information on the website, we will make sure that this information is kept safely. Only the partnership, and other authorised organisations for administrative purposes only, will have access to this information.

We use up-to-date technologies to protect the personal information collected or stored on this website. All information collected through this site is managed by the partnership and we ensure that all persons whose work gives them access to any part of the communication chain are subject to security (CRB) checks.

However, if we are worried about the safety of an individual, or the safety of someone else, we might have to pass on their details without your permission. There may be times when we will pass on your information to a partner working on a specific project but we will let you know who and why they need your information.

Your consent

We will ask for your consent before collecting or publishing information or storing these details by any means. You are always free to say no to us.

We won’t publish your full name or email address on the website without permission.

Users under 16

If you are under the age of 16, please make sure that you obtain a parent or guardian’s permission before you place your personal information on the website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with their personal information.

Other websites

The partnership website contains links to other sites that are completely unrelated to the National IRO Manager/DfE Partnership. We also provide links to our social networking pages on Twitter, Facebook and Flickr. These websites are not controlled by the partnership. By using these links you accept the privacy policies of these websites. This privacy policy applies only to the partnership website.

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