General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Privacy Notice

Adult Community Learning (ACL) on behalf of Essex County Council (ECC) is collecting your personal information to register you on a course and to be able to inform you of any changes to the course.

This information will be shared with the Education & Skills Funding Agency as per the statement below, as well as the Learner Record Service in order to obtain a Unique Learner Number; Ofsted may request learner information during an inspection. This information may also be shared with a student financial support company for the purpose of processing payments. We will also share your contact information with an ACL contracted company who may contact you for education and employment related outcomes. In the event of a Safeguarding or Prevent concern information may also be shared with additional third parties.

For more information, please visit Privacy Pages

This privacy notice is issued by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Department of Education (DfE).  Privacy Notice and Privacy Note 2

Your personal information is used by the DfE to exercise its functions and to meet its statutory responsibilities, including under the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 and to create and maintain a unique learner number (ULN) and a personal learning record (PLR). Your information will be securely destroyed after it is no longer required for these purposes.

Your information may be shared with third parties for education, training, employment, and well-being related purposes, including for research. This will only take place where the law allows it, and the sharing is in compliance with data protection legislation.

The English European Social Fund (ESF) Managing Authority (or agents acting on its behalf) may contact you in order for them to carry out research and evaluation to inform the effectiveness of training.

Further information about use of and access to your personal data, details of organisations with whom we regularly share data, information about how long we retain your data, and how to change your consent to being contacted, please visit: