Privacy Policy

Privacy Information Collection Statement (PICS)

1. Our Privacy Policy

1.1 The British School Warsaw and The British School sp. z o.o. (“we” or “us”) is committed to safeguarding Personal Data.

1.2 This PICS is intended to explain our privacy practices and covers the following areas:

1.3 By providing your information, or the information of any Students you are responsible for (whether via our website, in person, in writing or over the phone) to us, you acknowledge the processing set out in this PICS. Further notices highlighting certain uses we wish to make of your Personal Data together with the ability to opt in or out of selected uses may also be provided to you when we collect Personal Data from you.

1.4 This PICS only relates to processing undertaken by or on behalf of the School. Whilst our websites may contain links to other third party websites, please note that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies in relation to any Personal Data or their collecting processing of any Personal Data.

  • In addition to the usual appropriate technical and organisational measures we implement to ensure the security and integrity of the personal data processed by us, we may implement additional measures in relation to Special Categories of Personal Data, as appropriate. These may include segregation, pseudonymisation or restriction of access to the data.
  • Where we must process Special Categories of Personal Data, we will do so on the following lawful bases (see Lawful Bases for more information):

2. What Personal Data do we process?

  1. We may collect and process the following Personal Data about you and any Student you are responsible for:

2.1.1 Parents personal data

  1. Contact information ► including name, surname, address(es), telephone number(s), email address(es),and
  2. Our correspondence ► where we are contacted by you or a Student you are responsible for, we will keep a record of that correspondence;
  3. Website and communication usagedetails of visits to our websites and information collected through cookies and other tracking technologies including, but not limited to, IP address and domain name, browser version and operating system, traffic data, location data, web logs and other communication data, and the resources that are accessed;
  4. Information you have provided to us ► any additional information that you may provide to us, such as through completing enquiry or feedback forms;
  5. Security purposes – CCTV use ► Image.

2.1.2 Students personal data

Lawful bases: contract performance; legitimate interests (to enable us to perform our obligations and provide our services)

  1. To develop and support Students ► To assess and coach Students through dialogue and record keeping and suitability for current and future internal and external opportunities. This may in certain limited circumstances include Special Categories of Personal Data, in the form of religious beliefs (where required), so that Students can observe religious/cultural practices, customs and/or celebrations.

Lawful bases: contract performance; legitimate interests (to enable us to perform our obligations and provide our services). In the limited circumstances where we need to process Special Categories of Personal Data we will rely on explicit consent

  1. To provide a safe and healthy environment for Students and staff ► this may in certain limited circumstances include Special Categories of Personal Data such as:
    1. Health data, comprising information relating to any injury a Student may sustain at School or whilst undertaking an extra-curricular activity; any disability; health conditions relevant to education; and any health problems that could affect the ability to learn. We use this data to make suitable provision and adjustments relating to the management ofdisabilities, allergies, illnesses and injuries, including the provision of such information to third parties such as insurers or medical professionals where appropriate.

Lawful bases: contract performance;

  1. To conduct extra-curricular programs ► to organise, administer and operate extra-curricular expeditions and activities, including processing payment, which may include passing Personal Data to third parties for relevant insurance cover, medical assistance, supervision and execution of activities;

Lawful bases: contract performance; legitimate interests (to enable us to perform our obligations and provide our services)

  1. To report back to Parents and Guardians on Students ► To provide reports and note correspondence on Students’ progress, opportunities and any issues. In conjunction with Students, Parents or Guardians, liaise with other bodies (educational, sporting or any other sector) in relation to Students;

Lawful bases: contract performance; legitimate interests (to enable us to perform our obligations and provide our services)

  1. To provide newsletters and marketing materials to provide you and any Students you are responsible for with updates and offers relating to our products and services, where you have chosen to receive these. Where required by law, we obtain consent to conduct this marketing activity. We will provide an option to unsubscribe or opt-out of further communication on any electronic marketing communication sent to you or you may opt out by contacting us;

Lawful bases: legitimate interests (to promote our services); consent

  1. To provide data to the Educational System (SIO) to public authority

Lawful bases: legal obligation (Prawo oświatowe).

  1. To ensure that we are paid ► where required, to recover any payments due to us and where necessary to enforce such recovery through the engagement of third party debt collection agencies or taking legal action (including the commencement and carrying out of legal and court proceedings);

Lawful bases: contract performance; legal claims; legitimate interests (to ensure that we are paid for our services)

  1. To improve our services ► to analyse Personal Data in order to better understand your requirements, or those of any Student you are responsible for. This will assist us in tailoring and developing the services we offer;

Lawful bases: legitimate interests (to allow us to improve our services)

  1. To monitor certain activities ► to monitor communications to ensure compliance with our internal procedures and any legal requirements;

Lawful bases: legal obligations; legal claims; legitimate interests (to ensure that the quality and legality of our services)

  1. To ensure website content is relevant ► to ensure that content from our websites are presented in the most effective manner for you and any Student you are responsible for;

Lawful bases: contract performance; legitimate interests (to allow us to provide the content and services on the websites)

  1. To reorganise or make changes to our business ► In the event that we are (i) subject to negotiations for the sale of our business or part thereof to a third party, (ii) is sold to a third party or (iii) undergo a re-organisation, we may need to transfer some or all of your and your Student(s)’Personal Data to the relevant third party (or its advisors) as part of any due diligence process or transferred to that re-organised entity or third party and used for the same purposes as set out in this PICS or for the purpose of analysing any proposed sale or re-organisation;

Lawful bases: legitimate interests (in order to allow us to change and develop our business)

  1. In connection with legal or regulatory obligationsWe may process your personal Data or that of any Student you are responsible for to comply with our regulatory requirements or to engage in dialogue with our regulators. This may include disclosing that Personal Data to third parties, the court service and/or regulators or law enforcement agencies in connection with enquiries, proceedings or investigations by such parties anywhere in the world or where compelled to do so. This could include processing of Criminal Conduct Data;

Lawful bases: legal obligations; legal claims; legitimate interests (to cooperate

Information you have provided to us ► any additional information that a Student may provide to us, such as through completing enquiry or feedback forms.

You can find out more about this processing here: Use of Special Categories of Personal Data

Where we collect Personal Data from

     We may obtain Personal Data from you as a Parent  directly and about the Candidate for Student  directly (in cases where they are aged 18) and from you.

3. How we use your Personal Data

Data stated in point 2.1.2 i-v In connection with legal or regulatory obligationsWe may process your personal Data or that of any  Student you are responsible for to comply with our regulatory requirements or to engage in dialogue with our regulators. This may include disclosing that Personal Data to third parties, the court service and/or regulators or law enforcement agencies in connection with enquiries, proceedings or investigations by such parties anywhere in the world or where compelled to do so.

Lawful bases: legal obligations; legitimate interests (to cooperate with law enforcement and regulatory and public authorities).

Data stated in point 2.1.2 i-v in connection with processing possible legal claims

Lawful bases: legal obligations, and in case of special categories of personal data based for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims

Data stated in point 2.1.2.v in connection with CCTV camera use for security purposes.

Lawful bases:  legitimate interests.

Data said in point 2.1.1 i and ii To ensure that we are paid where required, to recover any payments due to us and where necessary to enforce such recovery through the engagement of third party debt collection agencies or taking legal action (including the commencement and carrying out of legal and court proceedings);

Lawful bases: contract performance; legitimate interests (to ensure that we are paid for our services)

Lawful bases: legitimate interests

Lawful bases: legitimate interests (to allow us to improve our services)

Lawful bases: legitimate interests (to ensure that the quality and legality of our services)

Lawful bases: legitimate interests (to allow us to provide the content and services on the websites)

Lawful bases: legitimate interests (in order to allow us to change and develop our business)

Lawful bases: legal obligations; legitimate interests (to cooperate with law enforcement and regulatory and public authorities).

Lawful bases: legal obligations; legitimate interests

Lawful bases:  legitimate interests.

 

  • Your Personal Data (and that of any Student you are responsible for) will only be processed where we have a specific purpose, and a lawful basis, for doing so. These purposes and bases are listed below. An explanation of the scope of the grounds available can be found here Lawful Bases.
    1. Purpose of processing
  • Purpose of processing of Parents Data stated in point 2.1.1 i – vi to:
  • Data stated in point 2.1.1 i – for contact with the Schools ► for the purpose of getting know the results of a child, for emergency contact, for inviting for events
  • Data stated in point 2.1.1 iv To improve our services ► to analyse Personal Data in order to better understand your requirements, or those of any Student you are responsible for. This will assist us in tailoring and developing the services we offer;
  • Data stated in point 2.1.1 iii, iv To monitor certain activities ► to monitor communications to ensure compliance with our internal procedures and any legal requirements;
  • Data stated in point 2.1.1. iii, iv. v To ensure website content is relevant ► to ensure that content from our websites are presented in the most effective manner for you and any Student you are responsible for;
  • Data stated in point 2.1.1 i, ii To reorganise or make changes to our business ► In the event that we are (i) subject to negotiations for the sale of our business or part thereof to a third party, (ii) is sold to a third party or (iii) undergo a re-organisation, we may need to transfer some or all of your and your Student(s)’Personal Data to the relevant third party (or its advisors) as part of any due diligence process or transferred to that re-organised entity or third party and used for the same purposes as set out in this PICS or for the purpose of analysing any proposed sale or re-organisation;
  • Data stated in point 2.1.1 i-v In connection with legal or regulatory obligationsWe may process your personal Data to comply with our regulatory requirements or to engage in dialogue with our regulators. This may include disclosing that Personal Data to third parties, the court service and/or regulators or law enforcement agencies in connection with enquiries, proceedings or investigations by such parties anywhere in the world or where compelled to do so.
  • Data stated in point 2.1.1 iv To manage our websites ► We use cookies on our websites. To find out more about how we use cookies, please see our Privacy & Cookies Policy.
  • Data stated in point 2.1.1 i-iv in connection with processing possible legal claims.
  • Data stated in point 2.1.1.vi in connection with CCTV camera use for security purposes.
  • Sharing Personal Data with other organisations
  • In order to provide our education and schooling services (including extra-curricular activities) effectively, we sometimes need to share information with other organisations. We share information with the following entities:
    1. Schools
    2. Headquarter and our Regional Office Teams (identified at Contacting us) which undertake management functions; and
    3. Our suppliers, who assist us in providing educational and extra-curricular services. A listof our suppliers can be provided upon request by Contacting us.
    4. Authorities based on the provision of law
  • Where these entities are outside of the EEA, we ensure that there are adequate safeguards in place to ensure the security of your Personal Data.See Export of data outside of the EEA for more information.

4. Provision of data

  1. Provision of data those who submit them directly, i.e. the Parents, is a statutory/contractual requirement or a requirement necessary to enter into contract. Provision of data is needed to ensure the purpose of the processing – participation of a Student in the recruitment process to the Schools and Parents data in order to enable such process for the admission to Schools or in order to perform agreements with Schools for those who has been admitted to Schools. Lack of provision of data will make impossible to perform the aim of the processing.

5. Use of Special Categories of Personal Data

  1. As a general rule, we do not process Special Categories of Personal Data However, in order to assess the ability to learn in the enrolment process – recruitment process to Schools in certain very limited circumstances, required to collect, process and disclose Special Categories of Personal Data of Students:
    1. Health/medical information comprising information relating to any injury of a Student may sustain at School or whilst undertaking an extra-curricular activity; any disability; health conditions relevant to education; and any health problems that could affect the ability to learn, so that we can maintain a safe environment for all Students;

Special Category

Lawful bases / condition for processing

Health/medical information

Explicit Consent

Religious beliefs, ethnicity and race

Explicit Consents

 

                                                                                                                              

Consent

  1. Where a Student is under the age of 18, we obtain explicit consent from a Parent/Guardian responsible for the Student, on his/her behalf. This consent will remain valid until it is withdrawn by the Parent/ Guardian who provided it..
  2. In any instance where a Student under the age of 18 who was deemed to be capable of providing consent later withdraws that consent against his/her own best interests, we may revert to a Parent/Guardian to obtain consent on his/her behalf.

6. Transmission, storage and security of Personal Data

Security over the internet

  1. No data transmission over the Internet or through a website can be guaranteed to be secure from intrusion. However, we maintain commercially reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your Personal Data, and that of any Student you are responsible for, in accordance with data protection legislative requirements.
  2. All information you, or any Student you are responsible for, provide to us is stored on our or our suppliers’ secure servers and accessed and used subject to our security policies and standards. We ask that you, or any Student you are responsible for:
    1. Refrain from sharing any password providing access to certain parts of our websites, applications or systems with any other person; and
    2. Comply with any other security procedures that we may notify you of from time to time.

Export outside the EEA

  1. Your Personal Data, or that of any Student you are responsible for, may be transferred to, stored in or accessed by staff or suppliers in, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Regardless of location, we will impose the same data protection safeguards that we deploy inside the EEA.
  2. Certain countries outside the EEA have been approved by the European Commission as providing essentially equivalent protections to EEA data protection laws and therefore no additional safeguards are required to export Personal Data to these jurisdictions. In countries which have not had these approvals, (see the full list here http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/international-transfers/adequacy/index_en.htm) we will transfer it subject to European Commission approved contractual terms that impose equivalent data protection obligations directly on the recipient unless we are permitted under applicable data protection law to make such transfers without such formalities.
  3. Please contact us if you would like to see a copy of the specific safeguards applied to the export of Personal Data relating to you or any Student you are responsible for or you would like to receive a copy of data or information on the place of making data available.

Storage limits

  1. We will Personal Data for as long as is necessary for the processing purpose(s) for which they were collected – educational process, archiving purposes and any other permitted linked purpose until the time limit for claims. So if Personal Data is used for two purposes we will retain it until the purpose with the latest period expires; but we will stop using it for the purpose with a shorter period one that period expires. We restrict access to Personal Data to those persons who need to use it for the relevant purpose(s).

Our retention periods are based on business needs and relevant laws, especially as regards the specific retention periods that may apply for Schools. Records that are no longer needed are either irreversibly anonymised (and the anonymised information may be retained) or securely destroyed.

7. Rights relating to Personal Data

  1. Data Subjects have a number of rights relating to how their personal data is used. Please be aware that certain exceptions apply to the exercise of these rights and so you will not be able to exercise them in all situations. In addition, these will vary slightly between EU member states. If you wish to exercise any of these rights we will check your entitlement and respond within a reasonable timescale.
  2. Students at the age of 18 may be able to exercise these rights independently,
  3. Where applicable, you, Parents will have the following rights relating to your Personal Data or the Personal Data of a Student you are responsible for:
    • Subject Access: Be provided access to any Personal Data held about you/a a Student you are responsible for, by TBS. This information will generally be provided within one month of us confirming your identity and understanding the scope of your request.
    • Rectification:Require to have inaccurate Personal Data amended.
    • Erasure:Require us to erase Personal Data in certain circumstances. If the Personal Data has been made public, reasonable steps will be taken to inform other controllers that are processing the data that you have requested the erasure of any links to, copies or replication of it.
  4. If you have any queries relating to your rights or exercise of your rights, please contact the Data Protection Officer at: DPO@thebritishschool.pl

 

  • Withdrawal of consent:Withdraw any consents to processing that you have given us or that have been given on your behalf and prevent further processing, if there is no other ground under which we can rely to process your Personal Data. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
  • Restriction:Require certain Personal Data to be marked as restricted in some circumstances, for example, whilst we resolve any complaint we may have received. Restriction means that whilst we still store the data, we will not process it until such time as the restriction may be lifted.
  • Portability: ► In case the processing is based on a consent or performance of an agreement, have a copy of any Personal Data you have provided to us returned to you, or transmitted to another controller in a commonly used, machine readable format.
  • Prevent processing:Require TBS to stop any processing based on the legitimate interests ground unless TBS’s reasons for undertaking that processing outweigh any prejudice to your data protection rights.
  • Marketing:Require TBS to prevent processing of your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes. For marketing please see a separate PICS.
  • Raise a complaint:Complain to your local Data Protection Authority about our processing of your Personal Data.

8. Changes to our PICS and/or Cookies Policy

  1. Biographical and identification information ► including name, gender, nationality, date and place of birth, passport and national identity information;
    1. Student information ► this includes admission information (e.g. tests scores), start date, year group, class information, school ID, grades, notes, timetables, transport routes, photographs and communications with Parents or Guardians, teachers and other Students and information relating to reports made by/concerning Student (e.g. bullying reports etc).
    2. To manage the Student’s academic, sporting and boarding timetable and to provide access to the School’s communication networks to schedule the Student’s activities and provide access to the School’s intranet and other information storage communication tools;
  1. In certain very limited circumstances, it may also include the following Special Categories of Personal Data:
    • Health/medical information comprising information relating to any injury a Student may sustain at School or whilst undertaking an extra-curricular activity; any disability; health conditions relevant to education; and any health problems that could affect the ability to learn, so that we can maintain a safe environment for all Students;
    • Religious beliefs, ethnicity and race, so that Students can observe religious/cultural practices, customs and/or celebrations; and
    • Photographs of Students, so that we can identify them for security purposes. We do not use these photos for any other purpose. Sometimes we can offer the option to include photographs on marketing materials or social media, but we will not do this without first obtaining consent for the specific use.
  1. Our PICS and our Cookie Policy may change from time to time in the future. We therefore encourage you to review them when you visit the website from time to time to stay informed of how we are using Personal Data.
  2. This PICS was last updated on 24th May 2018.

Lawful Bases

Use of Personal Data under EU data protection laws must be justified under one of a number of Lawful bases and we are required to set out the Lawful bases in respect of each use in this policy. We note the Lawful bases we use to justify each use of your information here: How we use your Personal Data.

These are the principal Lawful bases that justify our use of your Personal Data:

 

Consent: You have given your consent to the processing of those personal data for one or more specified purposes. You are free to withdraw your consent by contacting us. Where you do so, we may be unable to provide a service that requires the use of such data.

Contract performance: where your information is necessary to enter into or perform our contract with you.

Legal obligation: where we need to use your information to comply with our legal obligations.

Legitimate interests: where we use your information to achieve a legitimate interest and our reasons for using it outweigh any prejudice to your data protection rights.

Legal claims: where your information is necessary for us to defend, prosecute or make a claim against you, us or a third party.

 

These are the principal Lawful bases that justify our use of Special Categories of your Personal Data, in the limited circumstances where it is necessary to do so:

 

Explicit consent: You have given your explicit consent to the processing of those personal data for one or more specified purposes. You are free to withdraw your consent by contacting us. Where you do so, we may be unable to provide a service that requires the use of such data.

Protection of vital interests of you or another person, where you are unable to consent: Processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or of another natural person where you are physically ore legally incapable of giving consent.

For legal claims: Processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or whenever courts are acting in their judicial capacity.

In the substantial public interest: Processing is necessary for reasons of substantial public interest, on the basis of EU or local law.

 

Definitions

The following terms are used in this PICS:

Data Controller: this is the person which alone or jointly with others determines the purpose and means of the processing of Personal Data. The Primary School is the Data Controller of all employment details used in its business.

Data Subject: for the purpose of this policy this includes all living individuals about whom we hold Personal Data, including employees, Students, Parents or Guardians, suppliers and business partners. A Data Subject need not be a national or resident of the country the concerned 91 business is based in. Within the EU, all Data Subjects have legal rights in relation to their Personal Data.

Data Processor: this is the person which processes Personal Data on behalf of the Data Controller (not including employees of the Data Controller). 91’s suppliers and agencies that handle Personal Data on our behalf will be Data Processors.

Parents: this means any parents or guardians responsible for a Student.

91, Our, Us, We, (Primary) School: Brytyjska Szkoła Podstawowa The British School No 91 (Primary School with the Pre-School division) listed on the contact page of our website).

Personal Data: this is defined as any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable person is one who can be identified (either directly or indirectly) by reference to an 'identifier'. These include names, ID numbers, location data, online identifiers or one or more factors specific to the physical, psychological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that person.

Regional Office Teams: Nord Anglia International School LLC, a company established in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates with its registered address at Office No. 001, Level 100, Arenco Tower, Media City, Dubai; Collège Champittet SA a company incorporated in Switzerland with its registered address at Chemin de Champittet, c/o Collège Champittet; and Nord Anglia Education Limited, a company established in England and Wales with its registered address at 4th Floor, 160 Vict, London, United Kingdom, EC4N 78P.

Special Categories of Personal Data: this type of data is, in the EU and some other countries, subject to more stringent processing conditions than other Personal Data and in the EU includes Personal Data which reveals racial or ethnic origin, political opinion, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data in order to uniquely identify a person or data concerning health, sex life and sexual orientation. Data concerning health covers Personal Data relating to the physical or mental health of an individual which reveals information about the individual's health status. In the EU, Personal Data relating to criminal convictions or offences or related security measures may only be processed when authorised by Member State or EU law If in doubt, please contact the Data Protection Officer.