We value your privacy. See our privacy notice below for information on how we’ll use your data

This privacy notice sets out how NSN uses and protects information that you provide when you use this website. 

NSN is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, such as your contact details, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy notice. 

NSN may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. This notice was last updated in August 2022. 

What we collect 

We may collect personal data, including: 

  • Your name 
  • Your job title and place of work 
  • Contact information, including your email address 

What we do with the information we gather 

We require this information to keep you updated about NSN’s work, and for the following reasons: 

  • Internal record keeping 
  • Registration for funding updates 
  • To respond to enquiries submitted through the website 

We may contact you if we have information that may help you or other information which we think you may find interesting (using the email address which you have provided). These emails will be sent to you only if you have given us permission to do so when submitting your contact information or there is another lawful basis. 

NSN will retain personal data for no longer than is necessary; this will depend on the circumstance of each case, considering the reason the data are obtained. Data are stored for no more than 24 months if there is no legitimate reason for it to be stored other than in the below scenario.  

If serious concerns in relation to safeguarding or fraudulent/criminal activity are raised by any part of the funding application process, we reserve the right to keep basic identifying data as listed above for the purposes of identifying future applications.  


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.  

Controls and permissions are in place to ensure data are only accessible to relevant staff.  If you do not wish for data to be shared, you can make this known at the point of submission or by emailing [email protected].  

NSN will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission. 

Our website server is protected with an agreed legal framework and data flow to adhere to the principles of General Data Protection Regulation. 

Your rights 

If you have submitted your personal data, you have the right to withdraw consent, to rectification (if you believe the data are inaccurate), to portability (if you would like a copy of your data to be transferred to another organisation), and to erasure (also known as the ‘right to be forgotten’, to have your data removed from our database). 

If you would like all record of your personal data to be deleted by NSN, you can submit a request by contacting [email protected], Written requests should be sent by post to David Hall, New Schools Network, 10 St James’s Place, London, SW1A 1NP.

If you are not satisfied with the response you receive, you have the right to contact the Information Commissioners Office. 

If you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, please email or write to us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. 

For further information or enquires about our Data Protection Policy, please contact [email protected].