All personal data collected from students and/or their parents/guardians in connection with their education at Compass International School (a trading name of Education Oversea Qatar LLC) (“School”) will be handled by our staff, kept confidential and used by Nord Anglia Education Limited and/or our affiliates (“we” or “us”) for lawful and relevant purposes including but not limited to:
assessing the suitability of applications to the School;
verification of a student’s academic and other information;
school administration and operation;
the organisation, administration and operation of extra-curricular expeditions and activities, including but not limited to making arrangements with third parties for relevant insurance cover, medical assistance, supervision and execution of activities;
sending communications to parents and students including newsletters and information about events and extra-curricular activities provided by the School or third party providers;
statistical and research purposes;
other school related purposes; and
If any of our communications constitute direct
marketing, we will separately seek your consent where required by law.
We may disclose some of the data to third
parties such as agencies (including governmental bodies), service providers (including
insurance providers, security/medical service providers and third party
activity/expedition organisers) and contractors appointed by us (whether within
or outside the jurisdiction in which the personal data was collected) to
undertake some of our academic, pastoral, extra-curricular and administrative
functions. This includes transferring data between affiliates. We will not
disclose any personal data to any external bodies or organisations unless:
such disclosure is expressly provided for under this
permitted to do so by the student or his/her
permitted or required by law.
Personal data may be stored in our or our
affiliates’ database systems (which may be located within or outside the
jurisdiction in which the personal data was collected) and online portals and
will form part of the applicant’s official student records. It may also be stored in online student
resources such as the global classroom.
Where such personal data is not required to be
retained by law, such personal data may be destroyed within 24 months following
rejection of the application or otherwise as required or permitted by law.
We may provide personal data to the Friends of
Compass (FCS) for inclusion in the FCS directory and other FCS activities. If a
student or his/her parents/guardians do not wish for such data to be included
in the FCS directory, please inform us.
In the event that a student already has a
sibling at the School, the records of such sibling will be updated according to
the data provided on the new student's enrolment form where relevant.
Failure to provide the requested data may affect
the Students’ ability to participate in certain events, activities and
expeditions arranged by the School.
All practicable steps will be taken to ensure
that personal data held by us is accurate.
We will take all practicable and reasonable steps to ensure security of
the personal data and to avoid unauthorised or accidental access, collection,
use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal, erasure or other use.
Students or their parents/guardians may have
the right to access or correct personal data held by the School under
applicable law. Requests for access and correction should be addressed in
writing to the Principal (addressed to the School) or by email to
email@example.com. We may levy a
charge for accessing the information.
The School is part of Nord Anglia
Education and the terms of NAE’s privacy
policy can be found at www.nordangliaeducation.com