Biometric Processing in Schools

Craig Corrigan made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to South Ayrshire Council

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear South Ayrshire Council,

North Ayrshire Council indicate (https://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk/Docume...) that biometrics have been used in Scottish schools for a number of years.

I seek to understand if biometric data is collected within your LA. I therefore request the following information under FOISA:

1. Do you collect any form of biometric data relating to children and if so confirm the type?
2. What are the stated purposes?
3. Did you undertake an assessment with regards to privacy and necessity/proportionality?
4. Is your processing based solely upon consent?
5. Where data processing is undertaken by a third party supplier confirm:
i. Did you undertake an assessment of the security risks?
ii. Is the data stored in house or via a cloud provider?
iii. What arrangements are in place to remove data if consent is withdrawn?
iv. Confirm, if any, how many complaints in relation to data subject information rights have been received?
v. Confirm number of data breaches recorded relating to biometric processing and how many were reported to the ICO.

Yours faithfully,

Craig Corrigan

FOI, South Ayrshire Council

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FOI, South Ayrshire Council



Thank you for contacting South Ayrshire Council, Freedom of
Information. This automatic reply is just to let you know we have received
your email and will be in touch soon. 

 

Freedom of Information requests will be processed in line with the Freedom
of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
([1]www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2002/13/contents)

 

Evironmental Information requests will be processed in line with the
Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004
([2]www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2004/520/contents/made)

 

We may need to get in touch with you to to seek more information or
request clarification from you to allow us to process your request.

 

To view how we process your personal data when you make a request to us,
please visit our website at [3]www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk/privacy-notices

 

You can also find out more information about our FOI service at: 
[4]www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk/foi and your information rights
at: [5]https://www.itspublicknowledge.info/Your...

 

We will be in touch with you again when we have the response to your
request, or need further information from you, but meantime please do not
hesitate to contact us further on the contact details provided below.

 

Regards

 

Information Governance | Chief Executive's Office |
[email address] | Tel: 01292 612223 | County Buildings,
Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1DR | [6]www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk

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McConnell, Andrew, South Ayrshire Council

Good afternoon

 

Thank you for your recent enquiry which was given the above reference
number.

 

We do not collect biometric personal data.  All other questions are
therefore not applicable.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request you can ask for
a review.  A request for a review must be submitted within 40 working days
and should be put in writing to Deborah McVey, Information Governance Team
Leader, South Ayrshire Council, County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr
KA7 1DR, Tel: 01292 612223, Email: [1][South Ayrshire Council request email].  If you
remain dissatisfied after a review, you have the right to apply to the
Scottish Information Commissioner for a decision. This must be submitted
within 6 months after the review and should be put in writing to the
Scottish Information Commissioner at Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St.
Andrews, Fife KY16 9DS, Tel: 01334 464610 Email:
[2][email address] or use the online portal
[3]http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/YourR...
     

 

Kind regards

Andrew

 

Information Governance | Chief Executive’s Office |
[4][email address] | Tel: 01292 612223 | South Ayrshire Council
| County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1DR |
[5]www.south-ayrshire.gov.uk

 

 

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