Lisa Gupta, Educational psychologist, is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation GDPR.
Collecting contact details and personal data
This is done by email (name, email address, phone number). Contact details are included in the EP report / consultation record which is stored in encrypted software. They are only collected for the purpose of writing an Educational psychologist report/consultation record. Any inaccuracies in contact details will be corrected. Contact details are not given to any third parties.
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Consent – parents/legal guardians must sign a consent form for any mainstream school – based work. An electronic copy of this form will be kept in the CYP electronic folder.
Withdrawal of consent and deletion of personal data – The parent/legal guardian can withdraw consent for EP involvement at any time by email. If consent is withdrawn, the CYP’s electronic folder will be deleted.
EP report/consultation record – After working with the CYP, the school/parent will receive a hard and soft copy of the report (PDF). A copy of the report is kept in the CYP folder.
Related CYP documentation – All related documents given to the EP are shredded once the report is finalised with the school/parents/legal guardians.
Retention of CYP records – CYP records will be kept up till August 2026.
All work undertaken is confidential. Information is only shared with the specific consent of the parent/legal guardian. Further information regarding confidentiality can be found in the British Psychological Society, Practice Guidelines, and August 2017.
Where personal data is stored
Any paperwork relating to the CYP before completion of the report is stored in a lockable safe. Every 3 months, files are backed up on an encrypted external hard disk and kept in a password protected safe. Email correspondence is sent from Microsoft outlook which is password protected
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