Foundation Year Network

Description of processing

The following is a broad description of the way Foundation Year Network processes personal information. To understand how your own personal information is processed you may need to refer to any personal communications you have received, check any privacy notices we have provided or contact us to ask about your personal circumstances.

Nature of work

Provision of Foundation Practitioner Networking services

Reasons/purposes for processing information

We process personal information to enable us to carry out our constituted duties. We also process personal information to promote our services; undertake fundraising; maintain our accounts and records; manage and support our employees.

Type/classes of information processed

We process information relevant to the above reasons/purposes. This may include:

  • personal details
  • professional affiliation details
  • education and employment details
  • financial details
  • goods and services

We do not process sensitive classes of information such as: physical or mental health details; racial or ethnic origin.

Who the information is processed about

We process personal information about:

  • employees
  • suppliers
  • complainants, enquirers
  • business contacts
  • professional advisers and consultants
  • members of the Network

Who the information may be shared with

We sometimes need to share the personal information we process with the individual them self and also with other organisations. Where this is necessary we are required to comply with all aspects of the Data Protection Act (DPA). What follows is a description of the types of organisations we may need to share some of the personal information we process with for one or more reasons.

Where necessary or required we share information with

  • educators and examining bodies
  • suppliers and service providers
  • persons making an enquiry or complaint
  • local government
  • press and the media
  • family, associates and representatives of the person whose personal data we are processing
  • current, past and prospective employers
  • financial organisations

Transferring information overseas

We do not transfer any personal information outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

Further Information

You can find further information about the way Foundation Year Network processes personal data in the Network’s Data Protection Policy, available on our website