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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how we (Teach In Harrow) collect, use, share and transfer your personal data on the Teach In Harrow website.  Personal data is any information about you by which you are identified or could be identified. This can include information such as:


  •  Your name, date of birth, email address, postal address, phone number, mobile number; and

  •  Information relating to your personal circumstances in relation to the application process and how you use the website.


Sometimes the website may contain links to third party websites and services. These websites and services have their own privacy policies. If you follow a link to a third party, you should read the privacy policy shown on their site.


Who we are and how to contact us:


The data controller for the website is Teach In Harrow, c/o Priestmead Primary School, Hartford Avenue, Harrow HA3 8SZ.  This means that we are responsible for deciding how and why we hold and use your personal data.  If you want to contact us, you can find our contact details in the “Talk To Us” section.


Collecting and using your personal data:


We collect personal data when you sign up for our services, when you browse our website and complete an application form.  We collect your:

  • name;

  • address;

  • the country you live in;

  • your email address;

  • your phone numbers;

  • your national insurance number;

  • your teacher reference number;

  • your right to work in the UK;

  • your nationality;

  • information about your skills, knowledge, experience and abilities;

  • details of your education and working career;

  • your preferences for teaching;

  • reference information;

  • your IP address; and

  • details of how you interact with the website and job vacancies you might be interested in.


Security of your personal data:


We have implemented appropriate technical and organisational controls to protect your personal data against unauthorised processing and against accidental loss, damage or destruction. You are responsible for choosing a secure password when asked to do so. You should keep this password confidential and you should choose a password that you do not use on any other site. You should not share your password with anyone else, including anyone who works for us. Unfortunately, sending information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data once with us, we cannot guarantee the security of any personal data sent to our site while still in transit and so you provide it at your own risk.

Never disclose any private information in response to a vacancy or include on your CV or application form any of the following: driving licence number, passport number, bank/credit card details.

Who we share your data with:

When you complete and application or expression of interest on the website and send us your personal data and application form, a copy is stored on our database. This database can only be viewed by the data controller and participating schools.  We will hold this information as long as is necessary and for the purposes of the recruitment.  We do not share your personal data with other people or companies that are not directly linked to us except under the following circumstances:

  • We may reveal your personal data to any law enforcement agency, court, regulator, government authority or other organisation if we believe we need to do so to keep to a legal or regulatory obligation, or otherwise to protect our rights or the rights of anyone else.


Any other organisations that access your personal data during the course of your application or expression of interest will be governed by strict contractual restrictions to make sure they protect your personal data and keep to all data privacy laws that apply.

We will not share your personal data with anyone else for their own marketing purposes unless we have your permission to do this.

Keeping your personal data:

We keep your personal data for only as long as we need it. How long we need your personal data depends on what we are using it for. For example, if you have applied for a particular job on the website and submitted your application, we keep your application on our database for six months. If you have applied for a job that has a number of vacancies and is ongoing throughout the period stated, we will keep your application throughout the application process and until it closes. 

How we may contact you:

When you have applied for a job or completed an expression of interest form, your personal data will be used to send you information relevant to your request.  When you have signed up for news from us, you will also receive newsletters and information about our services and vacancies.  If you no longer want to receive these emails, you can unsubscribe by emailing us at  If you have raised a query or a complaint with us, we may contact you about this to answer your query or to resolve your complaint.

Online Advertising:

On Teach In Harrow we may use personalised online advertising.  This allows us to deliver more relevant advertising to people who visit the website.  It works by showing you adverts that are based on your browsing patterns and the way you have interacted with our website.  It shows you adverts which we believe may interest you.

As you browse our site, some of the cookies and similar technology we place on your devise will be advertising cookies, so we can understand what sort of pages you are interested in.  We can then display advertising on your browser based on these interests. For instance, if you have been reading a lot about a specific job, we may show you advertising for jobs in this field. 

We do not collect or use information such as your name, email address, postal address or phone number for personalised online advertising.

We may also share online data collected through cookies and similar technology with our advertising partners.  This means that when you are on another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on the website.  We may also show you advertising on the website based on your browsing patterns on other sites that we have obtained from our advertising partners.

Advertising that we place on our site or on other sites:

We also use personalised online advertising to promote our own products and services. This means that you may see personalised online advertising for our own products and services on our sites (and our other platforms, such as websites of partnered schools) and when you are on other, third party websites, including social media platforms.

Cookies and similar technology:

When you visit our site, we may also collect information from you automatically by using cookies or similar technologies (“cookies”). A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we may set on your device and that transfers information to your device. Other organisations may also set their own cookies on our site. Because of how cookies work, our website cannot access these cookies, nor can the other organisation access the data in cookies we use on our website.

We use the following types of cookies on this site:

Essential - These cookies are essential for the operation of our site. This includes cookies that we use so that you can stay logged into your account. If you set your browser to block these cookies, some parts of our site will not work.

Performance - These cookies are used to count how often you visit our site and understand how you use our site. We use this information to measure the performance of our site, which allows us to get a better sense of how our users engage with our service and to improve our site so that users have a better experiences. For example, we collect information about which of our pages are most frequently visited, and by which types of users. We use Google analytics on our site to report site usage.

Functionality - These cookies are used to recognise you and remember your preferences or settings when you return to our site so that we can provide a more personalised experience for you. For example, they remember your search criteria.

Advertising - These cookies are used to collect information about your visit to our site, the content you have viewed, the links you have followed and information about your browser, device and your IP address. We use this information to show you relevant advertising on our other sites. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose (you may then also see more relevant advertising on other websites) or we may allow third parties to use their advertising cookies on our site. We also use a cookie that collects data for our data management platform. This allows us to create groups of people with similar interests to make advertising more relevant.

How you can manage cookies and similar technology:

You can manage how cookies are used. You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

You can usually find these settings in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, or you can use the “Help” option in your browser.

·         Cookie settings in Internet Explorer

·         Cookie settings in Firefox

·         Cookie settings in Chrome

·         Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS


Opt out of personalised advertising for web browsing and mobile devices:

You can opt out of receiving personalised advertising. However, this does not mean that you will no longer receive advertising when you are using our site. It just means that the advertising you will see will not be customised to your interests and preferences. You will also have to opt out again if you use a different web browser.

If you would like more information about personalised advertising and how to opt out when using a web browser, please visit

You can also opt out of receiving personalised advertising on the mobile application in the settings of your mobile device. Please visit or for more information.

You may need to do this again each time you use a different IP address or device.

Your rights with regard to the personal data that we hold about you:

You can contact us with regard to the following rights in relation to your person data:

  • If you would like to have a copy of the personal data we hold on you or if you think that we hold incorrect personal data about you, please write to the Data Protection Officer at Teach In Harrow. c/o Priestmead Primary School, Harrow, HA3 8SZ or We will deal with requests for copies of your personal data or for correction of your personal data within one month. If your request is complicated or if you have made a large number of requests, it may take us longer. We will let you know if we need longer than one month to respond. You will not have to pay a fee to obtain a copy of your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive.


  • Where you have provided us with consent to use your personal data, you can withdraw this at any time.


  • You also have the right to ask us to delete your personal data or restrict how it is used. There may be exceptions to the right to erasure for specific legal reasons which, if applicable, we will set out for you in response to your request. Where applicable, you have the right to object to processing of your personal data for certain purposes, including marketing purposes.

If you want to make any of these requests, please contact We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity.

Contact us for information about how we use your personal data or complaints:

If you have any questions about how we use your personal data or if you have a concern about how your personal data is used, contact the Data Protection Officer at Teach In Harrow. c/o Priestmead Primary School, Harrow, HA3 8SZ or email  Complaints will be dealt with and responded to within 30 days. If you are not satisfied with the way your concern has been handled, you can refer your complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office.  If you have a question about anything else, please see our contact us page here.


Changes to this Privacy Policy:

If we decide to change our privacy policy we will post the changes here. If the changes are significant, we may also choose to email all our registered users with the new details. If required by law, we will get your permission or give you the opportunity to opt out of any new uses of your data

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