Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Flanders College, South Africa

At Flanders College, we are committed to protecting the privacy of our students, parents, and staff. This privacy policy outlines how we collect, use, and disclose personal information in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPIA) and other applicable laws and regulations.

  1. Collection of Personal Information We may collect personal information from students, parents, and staff, including but not limited to:
  • Full name, address, email address, and phone number
  • Date of birth, gender, nationality, and ID or passport number
  • Academic records, test scores, and extracurricular activities
  • Health information and emergency contact details
  • Photographs, videos, and audio recordings

We collect this information through various methods, including online forms, in-person meetings, and CCTV cameras on our premises.

  1. Use of Personal Information We use personal information for the following purposes:
  • To provide educational services to our students and communicate with parents
  • To manage student and staff records and comply with legal requirements
  • To improve our programs and services
  • To ensure the safety and security of our premises and individuals on our premises
  1. Disclosure of Personal Information We may disclose personal information to third parties, including but not limited to:
  • Government authorities and regulatory bodies, as required by law
  • Service providers, such as IT support, catering, and transport companies
  • Educational partners and institutions, for academic purposes

We only disclose personal information to third parties with the consent of the individual or as permitted by law.

  1. Security of Personal Information We take reasonable measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure. These measures include physical, technical, and administrative safeguards, such as secure storage and access controls.

  2. Retention of Personal Information We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law. We may also retain personal information for a longer period with the consent of the individual.

  3. Access and Correction of Personal Information Individuals have the right to access and correct their personal information held by Flanders College. Requests for access or correction should be made in writing to the Principal.

  4. Changes to Privacy Policy We may update this privacy policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. The most current version of the privacy policy will be posted on our website.

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us at