How We Use Your Data/Confidentiality Statement

Privacy Statement

How we use your Personal Information

The personal information you provide is passed to the Chief Executive of Skills Funding (The Agency) and when needed, the Department for Education, including the Education Funding Agency to meet legal responsibilities under the Apprenticeships, Learning Records Service (LRS) to create and maintain a unique learner number (ULN) and a Personal Learning Record (PLR). The information you provide may be shared with other organisations for education, training, employment and well-being-related purposes, including research. Further information about use of and access to your personal data, and details of organisations with whom we regularly share data are available on GOV.UK - SFA Privacy Notice.

Confidentiality Statement

Confidentiality is central and integral to protecting learners and offering safety and privacy. Information we are given is held in the strictest of confidence and in line with data protection legislation. We will safeguard the learner's rights to confidentiality and our employees will not disclose any personal information about learners to a third party unless one or more of the following occurs;

  • This has been agreed with the learner concerned
  • The information required is subject to a course order
  • The information is required by the Police as part of a criminal investigation 
  • The information will safeguard the learner from harm either from themselves or others