2. Data Protection Principles
The 8 principles set out in the Act require that personal data:
or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal data; Shall not be transferred to any country or territory outside the European Economic Area unless that country or territory ensures an adequate level of protection for the rights and freedoms of data subjects in relation to the processing of personal data.
3. Assessment Centre Procedures and Guidelines
Data collected :
The only data collected about learners will relate to their portfolio of evidence, awarding body registration and certification and funding body registration. No personal or sensitive data will be collected or stored on any other person with the exception of Assessor CVs and qualifications to meet awarding body requirements.
Data Usage :
Data will not be used for any other purpose other than assessment, verification and certification of candidate portfolios. At all times awarding body guidelines on data protection will be strictly adhered to.
Data Storage and Retention :
Data will be stored with the following retention guidelines:
|Student work (E-portfolios)||Three years after completion of course||Internal and external verification In case of student appeals|
|Internal Verifiers Records||Three years after completion of course||Awarding body and Audit requirements and inspection|
|Apprenticeship and SFA paperwork||Six years after the current||SFA and audit requirement|
All data will be stored securely. Any examination papers will be kept in a locked safe, and invigilated following awarding body procedures.
Personal or sensitive data will not be discussed via email.
Giving of References :
Feedback to assessors and learners will be given following awarding body policies. References for assessors and learners will not be given but referred to the Employer.