Privacy Notice

Privacy notice

Registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO): Coleg Sir Gar (Z6543042)


To successfully deliver our services we are dependent on you providing us with personal data. Coleg Sir Gar, as the project manager (hereafter, the College) will be the data controller for the personal information you provide. The College will use this information to administer and manage the Inspiring Skills Excellence in Wales project, which is funded by the Welsh Government and supported via the European Social Fund (ESF).

What will the College use your information for?

As a multi project initiative we use your information to provide you with a level of service which best meets your needs. The College will use your data to:

  • Communicate with you about the services you request

  • Organise skills competitions and have a go activities

  • Support you with training and development opportunities

  • Track your progress and success

  • Monitor and promote activities in line with Welsh Government expectations

  • Talk to you about similar services we offer that might be of interest to you.

Who we share your Data with:

We do not sell or share your data to anyone else for their own marketing purposes. If you engage in our activities we will use your data to ensure the best level of service can be provided. This may often mean that we share your information with our approved contracted partners. 

Through engaging with our activities, we will share your data with:

  • Our core funders, Welsh Government, who may use the information for Marketing and Communications purposes alongside monitoring and evaluation.

  • Our contracted marketing and communications agency

If you are a school/organisation participating in our Have a Go programme of activities, we will also share your details with:

  • Partner organisations and facilitators who will deliver events and activities on our behalf.

If you are a competitor participating in Skills Competition Wales and/or WorldSkills UK competitions, we will also share your information with:

  • Your place of study and or employer 

  • The Competition leads who are responsible for ensuring the competitions are designed and delivered effectively.

  • Sector champions appointed to provide specialist support for competitors

  • Other specialists and organisations commissioned by us to deliver aspects of our programme of activities. 

If you are an ISEiW Ambassador, we will also share your details with:

  • Our approved training organisations.

If you are a professional, engaging with our CPD opportunities, we will also share your details with:

  • Agored Cymru who provide certification for the Expert Practitioner Award in Inspiring Skills

  • Facilitators and Sector Champions appointed to provide specialist support 

What personal information may be collected and used by the College?

Some of the data collected by us will be personal data and/or special category data as defined in the General Data Protection Regulation which includes:

Personal Data

  • Surname and Forename(s)                                           

  • Address (Home) and Postcodes                                   

  • Telephone number                                                            

  • E-mail address                                                             

  • Date of birth

  • Next of kin 

  • Correspondence preference - Welsh / English

  • Employment status

  • Employer details

Special Category Data (providing this data is optional and will include)

  • Gender

  • Ethnicity

  • Disability type

  • Health conditions

Security Arrangements for your data held by the College

The data the College collects about you will be stored in an access controlled secure database which is regularly tested for safety and integrity.

Your rights and choices

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) you have the right to:

  • access the personal data the College holds on you

  • require the College to rectify inaccuracies in that data

  • object to processing on grounds relating to your particular situation (in some circumstances)

  • restrict processing (in some circumstances)

  • have your data erased (in certain circumstances)

  • lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s office (ICO) who is the independent regulator for data protection

How long will the College keep your information?

As a funded organisation we must retain data for a certain amount of time, in line with the funders expectations. This is currently set at 5 years after project closure.

Notifications of changes

If the College intends to use your data in a different way from that stated at the time of collection, you will be notified. All of the College’s processing will be in compliance with the extant data protection legislation. Updates to the privacy notice will be available on 


For details about the information the College holds and its use, or if you wish to exercise your rights under the GDPR, please see contact: Data Protection Officer, Coleg Sir Gar, Graig Campus, Sandy Road, Llanelli, SA15 4DN or

To contact the Information Commissioner’s Office:  

Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

029 2067 8400 (Wales helpline) or 0303 123 1113 (UK helpline) or



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