'Bringing curiosity, awe and wonder into early childhood'

Roberts Road, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5HL

01634 240530

Privacy Notice for Clocktower Childcare Ltd - Data Protection Act 1998

We collect information from you under Section 83 of the Children Act 1989. We comply with Article 6(1)(c) and Article 9(2)(b) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

We hold this personal data and use it to;

  • Support your child’s teaching and learning;
  • Monitor and report on their progress;
  • Provide appropriate pastoral care;
  • Assess how well our setting is doing and
  • Comply with the law regarding data sharing.

This information includes your family’s contact details and personal characteristics such as ethnic group, language, nationality, country of birth, funding eligibility, attendance information, any special educational needs and relevant medical information. We hold this data securely for approximately 20 years (until the child is age 24). We routinely share this information with our Local Authority and the Department for Education (DfE).  We do not share information without consent unless the law and our policies allow us to.

If you want to see a copy of the information about you that we hold and/or share, please contact Sally Wingham, Setting Manager.

You also have the right to; object to processing of personal data that is likely to cause, or is causing, damage or distress; prevent processing for the purpose of direct marketing; object to decisions being taken by automated means; in certain circumstances, have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed; and claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the Data Protection Regulations.

If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, you should raise your concern with us in the first instance or directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at

If you require more information about how the Local Authority (LA) and/or DfE store and use your information, then please go to the following website:      

If you cannot access this website, please contact the LA or DfE as follows:

Information Resilience & Transparency Team

Kent County Council Room 2.71

Sessions House

County Road


ME14 1XQ


Ministerial & Public Communications Division

Department for Education

Piccadilly Gate
Store Street
M1 2WD



Telephone: 0370 000 2288