General Data Protection Regulations

Under the terms of the General Data Protection Regulations which came into force on the 25th May 2018, we would like to keep you updated on how and why we collect your personal information and what we will do with it. We also would like to update you on what rights you have over your data and how it is stored.  

Positive Approach Academy for Hair (PAAH) is an Independent Training Provider delivering vocational training and apprenticeships through government funded contracts.

We are required by our funding authority the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to collect personal information from you so that we can provide you with the education and training that you are requesting from us. We also require this information to maintain our records for all government funded training. 

We will collect your personal information either face to face or online by asking you to complete our Individualised Learner Record. We can also collect information from you if you apply online, email us or contact us through our website.

All information collected is processed securely and only used for the lawful purposes for which it is collected and under strict data sharing agreements with partner organisations or funding providers.

We will not share any of your personal information without your consent unless we have a lawful basis for doing so or are required by statutory obligations 

All data is secured securely and the integrity and security of our data processing and storage systems is regularly reviewed. We keep your personal data in compliance with our Data Protection Policies which sets out which information we are required to keep for statutory purposes. All other information will be deleted once it’s no longer required.

The General Data Protection Regulations (2018) gives you the following rights in relation to the way in which we process your personal data. You have the right to:-

Be informed about how we process your personal data

Request access to your personal information that we hold and be   given a copy of it

Request that your personal information is amended if it is inaccurate or incomplete

Request that your personal data is erased where there is no statutory or particular reason for us to continue to process it

Request that processing of any personal data is restricted

Object to your personal data being processed by us


• Education and Skills Funding Agency Privacy Notice
• Department of Work and Pensions 

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