Data Policy

Parkland Music’s personal data protection policy

This statement describes Parkland’s personal data protection policy and sets out how Parkland will deal with your personal data.


Principle 1 – Collection

Parkland provides education and training services. In order to do so, it carries out various activities and collects and uses personal data for various purposes relating to such activities.


Before collecting personal data from you, Parkland will provide you with the information required by the Ordinance, and will notify you of your right to obtain a copy of, and correct any inaccuracies in your personal data held by Parkland.


Parkland will treat your personal data as confidential. However, from time to time, it may need to disclose your personal data to other persons in order to carry out its activities or because it is required to do so by law. Where possible, Parkland will try to ensure that the recipient of the personal data also agrees to treat it as confidential and in accordance with the provisions of the Ordinance.


Principle 2 – Accuracy and retention

Parkland will, where practicable, take steps to ensure that the personal data it maintains on you are accurate, but you should note that responsibility for informing Parkland of changes in your personal data rests with you. Parkland cannot establish whether your personal data are correct unless you notify Parkland of any changes. If your personal data are incorrect, Parkland will take steps to correct such personal data before it uses such data or will ensure that they are erased.


Parkland will from time to time review whether it still needs to keep your personal data. Personal data which are no longer required will be deleted.


Principle 3 – Use

Unless it has your consent, Parkland will not use your personal data for any purpose other than the purpose for which they were collected (or a directly related purpose).


Principle 4 – Security

Parkland will take steps to protect your personal data against unauthorised or accidental access, processing, erasure or use.

Parkland has produced a Code of Practice to provide guidance to staff and other individuals who have either a contractual or educational connection with Parkland.


Principle 5 – Information

On or before collecting personal data from you, Parkland will inform you:-

(i) why it is collecting your personal data;

(ii) the purposes for which this may be used;

(iii) whom it may be transferred to; and

(iv) your rights under the Ordinance to ascertain whether Parkland holds personal data on you.


Parkland has produced an Operation Manual which gives details of:-

(i) the kinds of personal data which Parkland holds;

(ii) the purposes for which Parkland holds such personal data; and

(iii) the policies and practices of Parkland in relation to such personal data.


Principle 6 – Access and correction

In accordance with the Ordinance, you are entitled to write to Parkland:-

(i) to ascertain whether Parkland holds personal data on you; and, if so

(ii) to ask for a copy of such personal data; and

(iii) to require any inaccuracies in such personal data to be corrected.


You may make such request with the forms provided by Parkland for such purpose. Copies of these forms may be obtained from Parkland Data Protection Officer. Parkland may charge you a fee to cover its administrative costs.