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Newman Catholic College

NewmanCatholic College

A UNICEF Rights Respecting School


This page contains important information about statutory regulations and obligations, relating to Newman Catholic College. Please read each item carefully.

The documents are aimed at parents, students, teachers and members of the public, helping them to understand their legal position, responsibilities and what information they need to conduct their business with the college.

Documents are constantly updated to ensure the latest information are immediately available for use, as it is imperative that good, solid, and reliable information is utilize to avoid disappointment.

The information is also compliance with the Data Protection Act of 1998, accessible via the Internet. This is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which defines UK law on the processing of data on identifiable living people. It is the main piece of legislation that governs the protection of personal data in the UK.

Although the Act itself does not mention privacy, it was enacted to bring British law into line with the EU data protection directive of 1995 which required Member States to protect people's fundamental rights and freedoms and in particular their right to privacy with respect to the processing of personal data. In practice it provides a way for individuals to control information about themselves. Anyone holding personal data for other purposes is legally obliged to comply with this Act, subject to some exemptions. The Act defines eight data protection principles. It also requires companies and individuals to keep personal information to themselves.