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Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) litigation privacy notice

We collect your information to:

  • provide legal advice to the special education needs team regarding litigation including tribunal hearings

What type(s) of information do we use?

  • contact details
  • demographic information
  • education information

What is the legal basis for using your information?

We are required to use your data to carrying out legal obligations or to comply with a statutory function

Where do we get your information?

  • yourself
  • partner agencies including schools
  • Health services

Who do we share your information with?

  • tribunal court
  • barrister (where appropriate)

How long will we keep your information?

A copy is placed on the child's file and retained in line with the applicable retention schedule. Legal services to retain from closure + 6 years.

Transferring your information outside of the European Union (EU)

We will not transfer your information outside of the EU.

Automated decisions using your information?

For this service all the decisions we make about you involve human intervention.


Your rights

In our guide on exercising your rights you can find information about how to:

  • exercise your rights
  • contact our Data Protection Officer
  • raise a concern with us
  • make a complaint to the Information Commissioner

You can find out what information we hold about you, and ask us not to use any of the information we collect.

Further information

If you would like further information about this privacy notice, please email dpa.officer@stockport.gov.uk

Updates (notice)

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in our primary privacy notice.

We may update or revise this privacy notice at any time. If you are reading this as a printed copy please refer to www.stockport.gov.uk for the most up to date version.