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Note: Stratford-upon-Avon College merged with Solihull College and University Centre in February 2018.
For any Data Protection requests or enquiries, please contact the Data Protection Officer. Please contact the College via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Solihull College & University Centre’s privacy policies (below) have been created in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) and the Data Protection Act 2018.
Staff, students and others have the right to gain access to any personal data that is being kept about them either on computer or in certain files. The College’s Privacy Policies for staff, students and others show all the types of data the College holds about them and processes, and the reasons for which it is processed. Any person who wishes to gain access to such personal data should make a Subject Access Request by contacting the College via the mailbox email@example.com and refer to the Data Protection Policy (below).
Equality & Diversity
The College is committed to ensuring our environment is both diverse and free from discrimination. We are committed to ensuring that every member of staff and our students feels safe and confident in our College.
The College values diversity and welcomes all those who value an excellent education regardless of their age, race, gender, religion disability or sexual orientation.
View our Equality & Diversity reports to see how we tackle inequality and champion diversity.
Freedom of Information
In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, you may request recorded information held by Solihull College & University Centre which is not personal, commercially sensitive or would otherwise come within the exemptions in the Act, or would be contrary to other legislation or common law principles..
Requests for personal data do not fall within the Freedom of Information and are dealt with as above via the mailbox firstname.lastname@example.org.
Freedom of Information requests:
A fee may be charged by Solihull College & University Centre in response to your freedom of information request. This will be assessed on a case by case basis. In the event that Solihull College & University Centre decides to charge a fee, it will send you a fees notice.
Solihull College & University Centre will respond to such a request for information normally within 20 working days of the receipt of your request.
Applications for Freedom of information can be made by email: email@example.com.
Please note that for the 2020/2021 academic year our policies and procedures may be modified due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Our higher education (HE) partners and Solihull College & University Centre may adapt regulations to ensure that our students are not disadvantaged.
Safeguarding & Prevent
The College is committed to providing a safe environment for young people and vulnerable adults, identifying young people and vulnerable adults who are suffering, or likely to suffer, significant harm and to taking appropriate action to ensure that such young people and vulnerable adults are kept safe, both at home and at the College.
The College is also committed to providing students with the necessary skills and knowledge to keep themselves and others safe. Education, like other key sectors, has a responsibility to promote values of openness and tolerance and to facilitate free debate which is characteristic of being a British citizen. It is in this context that the College provides the following policies and reference to external guidance:
Supply Chain and Subcontracting
1 In accordance with the Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017, the College is required to publish certain information on trade union officials and facility time.