The Davis Dyslexia Facilitators Association (DDFA) retains certain information about its practitioners as it organises training and marketing support for Facilitators. The DDFA will comply with the Data Protection Principles as set out in the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018. Information will be used fairly, stored safely and not disclosed to any other person unlawfully.
The DDFA processes personal data relating to facilitators and clients, and has paid its data protection fee to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), as legally required.
Our ICO registration number is: ZB299996
The DDFA web address is: www.unlocking-learning.co.uk
The data controller is DDFA, with responsibility for:
- data records and processing
- reporting any data breaches
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Contact details: name, address, email, telephone, website.
- Photographs and profile.
- A record of correspondence.
- We may ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
- Information contained in minutes of annual meetings and workshops.
- Information required in order to collect annual subscriptions and process invoices.
We will ensure that the data we hold is accurate, adequate, relevant and not excessive.
Where we store your personal data
The data that we collect from you will be stored securely and cannot be accessed by anyone without appropriate authority to do so. All data will be password protected or locked away.
Information will only be kept for as long as it’s required and for six years after you leave DDFA. All data will be destroyed unless required for tax records. Tax records will include copies of invoices and receipts.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
- To provide you with information, products or services that you have requested or that we feel may be of interest to you.
- To enable us to compile statistics, or to assist other organisations to do so, provided that no statistical information that would identify you as an individual will be published.
- To allow you to participate in our online chat line.
Disclosure of your information
We will request your permission should it be necessary to disclose any relevant information to those people who ‘need to know’.
Access to information
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information which is held about you.
If you wish to exercise this right, please make the request in writing to DDFA at:
You have the right:
- to challenge and correct any information that we hold about you
- to have inaccurate personal data rectified or completed
- to request we delete personal information we hold about you
- to restrict the use of your personal data
- to object to the processing of personal information in certain circumstances
- to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances
How to complain
Should you have any worries or questions about how your personal information is handled please contact DDFA at: [email protected]
For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing issues, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk