Our policy is to respect and protect the privacy of anyone who visits the FSM eligibility checker.
The information you have provided on this checker may be shared with the Local Authority where you live or where your child attends school as well as with other bodies administering public funds under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, for the detection and prevention of fraud.
The FSM eligibility checker complies with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the following principles:
Personal data should be processed fairly and lawfully. This means that individuals should not be deceived or misled into supplying information.
Data should only be obtained for a specified purpose and should not be used for any other purpose.
Personal data should be adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to its purpose.
Personal data should be accurate and up to date where necessary.
Personal data should not be kept longer than is needed for its intended purpose.
Personal data should be processed in accordance with the rights of the individual which the information concerns.
Appropriate measures should be taken against unlawful processing or destruction of records. Computer systems should have back up facilities and security provisions.
Personal data should not be transferred outside the European Economic Area (the EU states plus Lichtenstein, Iceland and Norway).