Privacy Notice

Thank you for visiting the e-sgol website. This privacy notice sets out how e-sgol (“We”) collects and uses personal information when you visit the website. When we say ‘personal information’ in this notice, we mean information that relates to you and can be used to identify you.

This privacy notice does not apply to other websites which may be accessible via the e-sgol website.  We encourage you to read the privacy notices on the other websites you visit.

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it.

Who are we?

e-sgol is a blended learning project, supported by Welsh Government, to deliver virtual teaching and learning opportunities to pupils using direct, real-time and interactive learning approaches. 

e-sgol is the data controller and is committed to protecting the rights of participants in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018. All data collected through the e-sgol project is processed and stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

We decide how your personal information is processed and for what purposes. For all data matters and more information, please contact us via email on

What kind of information do we collect?

We collect personal information from interested individuals who complete any online sign up forms to receive information and updates via email. The personal information collected includes personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics.

The information gathered also includes what the individuals’ interest is in the e-sgol project. The individuals may include schools, learning establishments, learners, practitioner, parent/carer, someone who works with children and young people, legal professional, or an interested individual.

Your personal information is not shared with anyone outside of the e-sgol project and no data will be transferred overseas.

Why we collect individual data and how we use it.

We collect personal information on individuals for the purposes of sending out relevant and appropriate information and to update interested parties on the work of e-sgol.

Your rights

The rules on processing of personal information are set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). You have rights in relation to the personal information we hold about you. These are:

  • The right to request access to your own personal information that we hold. This is sometimes known as a ‘subject access request’.
  • The right to have any inaccurate information we hold about you corrected (Rectification).
  • The right to have your information deleted (Erasure).
  • The right to request the restriction or suppression of your personal data (Restrict Processing).
  • The right to object to the use of your personal information for certain purposes (Objection).
  • The right to your information in a portable format.
  • The right to object to decisions about you being made by wholly automated means.

You can read more about your rights on the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) website at If you make a request to us, we will respond to you within one calendar month. 

Data Breach

In the event of a data breach, it is our responsibility to inform the ICO, the police and the individuals whom will be affected. We have a data breach policy in place which you can read by request.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page, and we will inform you if we make any significant changes. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

How to complain

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at e-sgol via email on

If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you have the right to lodge a complaint to the ICO;

The ICO’s address – Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Helpline number – 0303 123 1113

ICO website –