Homestead Nursery Privacy Policy

 

At The Homestead Nursery we respect your privacy and the information that you share with us. This policy explains what information we collect from you, why we need it, how we use it and how it is stored and you can access it.

 

Who are we?

 

We are The Homestead Nursery, Old Wrexham Road, Gresford, Wrexham, LL12 8UA. 01978 853946 enquiries@homesteadgresford.com. Rachel Lloyd and Kim Jones are partners at the Nursery and Claire Richards is Data Protection Officer.

We are a children’s day nursery registered with Care Inspectorate Wales to provide childcare services at our setting.

 

How do we collect information from you?

 

When you register your child with us, you complete registration forms with personal details about you and your child. When you visit our website we also collect information from the cookies that allows us to see who views our page.

 

What type of information do we collect?

 

We need to collect certain information to comply with legal requirements and obligations of the Care Standards Act 2000, Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010, Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 and National Minimum Standards for Children’s Day Care Services.

The information that we collect includes:

Child and parent names and addresses, dates of birth, emergency contact details, telephone numbers and email addresses.

Medical details of the child to attend nursery including allergies, immunisation records and any additional needs that we need to accommodate.

We also take photographs of your children whilst at nursery which is also classed as personal data.

How is this information used?

 

We use this information to:

 

  • Ensure that a contract of service is agreed and delivered between the nursery and our customers
  • Contact relevant people in an emergency
  • Share with other professionals in accordance with our legal obligations such as child protection
  • Ensure that our setting receives statutory funding for eligible children eg Early Entitlement
  • Report on your child’s progress where relevant (Early Entitlement)
  • We use cookies information to contact prospective customers

 

Who can access your information?

 

We never share your personal information with any third parties without your express consent and no other parties have access to any of your personal information as it is stored according to legal requirements and uploaded on to a web based platform that has specific security measures to protect your data.

 

Your choices

 

When we collect your information when you first register your child for our services, you are able to choose whether or not to give your consent to sharing your personal information such as photographs and if you agree to being contacted by email and signing up to Famly our nursery management system.

Any choices that you have will be explained clearly so that you can make an informed decision at the time of giving consent. You can of course withdraw this at any time.

 

How you can access and update your information

 

You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you as well as changing any consents that you have given.

To do this you will need to contact our nursery Data Protection Officer Claire Richards on 01978 853946 or enquiries@homesteadgresford.com and explain your query so that we can help you.

We review our policies regularly.

This policy was last reviewed in May 2018.

For more information about GDPR and how Data Protection affects you please visit: https://ico.org.uk/