Information we hold about you
BSS-Do is registered with the Data Protection Agency and covered by the Data Protection Act 1998. The Act gives you the right to know how we use the personal information we have recorded about you.
We follow the principles of “good information handling” set out in the Act. At no time will your personal information be passed to organisations for marketing or sales purposes.
Right to access information
You have the right to access certain personal data that we hold about you. If you wish to exercise this right, please apply in writing to the Head of Studies at the
British School of Shiatsu-Do,
Unit 3 Thane Works,
London, N7 7NU
and request ‘Access to Personal Data’.
BSS-Do has a records management system whereby student information and course details are kept at the school for the duration that a student is enrolled on a course,and up to two years after. At the end of this period student information is archived off-site for a further two years.
Course information may be destroyed after two years and student information after three years.
There will be a charge of £50 to the student for retrieval of information stored off-site. Electronic records are kept for longer but may not contain the same level of detail as paper records.
You also acknowledge that whilst information held by the school about you is confidential, in the best interests of you training BSS-Do teachers will need to share information about you in relation to your studies with other BSS-Do teachers or the office staff.