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Privacy notice

In this privacy notice, we explain the legal basis for data processing, who will have access to your personal data, how your data will be used, stored and deleted, and who you can contact with a query or a complaint.

In line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), there are certain things that you need to know about how the information we collect for this research will be looked after. A privacy notice explains how data we collect will be used. In this privacy notice, we explain:

  • the legal basis for data processing,
  • who will have access to personal data,
  • how data will be used, stored and deleted, and
  • who you can contact with a query or a complaint.

Who’s who?

This research is being carried out by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen). It is funded by the Youth Endowment Fund (YEF). You can find out more about NatCen at www.natcen.ac.uk and about the YEF at https://youthendowmentfund.org.uk/

What is the legal basis for processing data?

NatCen is the data controller and processor. This means that we are responsible for deciding the purpose and legal basis for managing the data. The legal basis is legitimate interest. This means that we believe there is a good reason for us to collect and manage this data. And that this data is needed to evaluate and learn about the CRC Project. Using this data won’t interfere with individuals’ interests, rights or freedoms.

Who will have access to personal data?

NatCen’s research team will have access to the school leads’ names and their work contact details. NatCen will have audio recordings of interviews, interview transcripts. We will have access to anonymised student questionnaire responses.

McGowan Transcriptions (www.mcgowantranscriptions.co.uk) is the service we use to transcribe interview data. They will have access to recordings and transcriptions from interviews, which are shared through a secure online transfer system. McGowan Transcriptions meet all of our information security policies.

How will the data be used, stored and deleted?

Data will only be used for research purposes. NatCen will store and manage all data securely and confidentially. Only the research team will have access to the data. The report will not identify any individuals taking part in the project. All personal information, and any other data held on the project, will be securely deleted after project completion in December 2022.

Who can I contact with a query or a complaint?

You have the right to raise any concerns with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) via their website at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/.

Any questions

NatCen’s team are happy to answer any questions you have about this research or how the data will be used. Email CRC@natcen.ac.uk or call 0808 168 134.