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Data protection

  • The assessor will make notes during the assessment and may record the interview to ensure accuracy and reduce the need for note taking.
  • Your report will be produced on a word processor.
  • All notes and copies of the final report will be kept securely.
  • Paper based information may be kept for a period of up to 3 years but is usually destroyed before then.
  • An electronic copy of the report may be retained for up to 7 years.
  • A copy of the report will be sent to you for checking and comment.
  • A copy of the report will be sent to your funding body (usually SFE or the NHS). It is a condition of the assessment that you agree to the above. Other copies will only be released with your approval.
  • A copy of the report will also be sent to the support staff at your university / college if you agree. You are strongly advised to allow us to do this otherwise your university / college may not be able to provide appropriate support.
  • If you lose your copy of the report we will supply you with one additional copy free of charge.
  • Please note that you should not rely on AccessCentral to keep copies for you and you are advised to keep a copy of the report safely in case you need it at some future date.