Saint John Mary International School is an independent school that is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. From this point forward and within this privacy notice, SJMIS will be referred to as either “we”, “us” or “our”.
This privacy notice is aimed at addressing the usage and/or processing of any personal data relating to both parents and students. This privacy notice also extends to those who have a relationship with us and can include the following:
As an independent educational institution, the Personal Data Protection Act B.E 2562 (2019) (PDPA) applies to us.
Information you give us
The term ‘personal data’ refers to any information that identifies you or can be used to identify a ‘data subject’ (describes the person about whom the personal data is about) when used with other information.
We may obtain information from you in several different ways, which include the following:
The information that you may give us may include the following information about you:
Information we obtain when you visit our website
When you visit our website, we automatically collect the following information:
Information we receive from other sources
SJMIS works closely with several third parties and could obtain information from them. These third parties may include but are not limited to:
Uses made of the information received
Information you give us
SJMIS will use the information obtained from you for the following purposes:
SJMIS relies on software technology and other technology to process data about you. These include our school information management system, HR, and finance systems. All third-party software we use has been evaluated and chosen with security as its fundamental purpose. SJMIS uses the ‘Chatree’ program to store all personal information.
To fulfill any contractual obligations with you, your information may be used to complete any requests required by you and us. In addition, there may be legal requirements where your information may be needed. Some of the information may be required for legal documents which may include but are not limited to the following:
Information we collect about you from our website and social media
When you visit our website or make inquiries through any social media platform, the information that you share with us may be used to contact you for information and other purposes. The information received may be used to evaluate our website’s effectiveness and troubleshooting. With this information in hand, we may adjust our services to provide you with a more safe browsing experience.
Information we collect about you from other sources
In certain circumstances, we will need to gain information from other sources. This information may include employment references or medical references. This information will be used for the relevant purposes only and if not applicable, will be effectively disposed of immediately.
Information we collect about you from our CCTV system
We have CCTVs installed throughout our campus to ensure that all our students, staff, personnel, and property are as safe as possible. CCTVs are also installed in our Kindergarten classrooms to ensure that there are no safeguarding issues. Our footage is retained for 14 days after which they are automatically deleted unless we need to retain the images for further investigation or police purposes.
Your personal information may be shared for a variety of reasons and may be shared with the following:
Videos and photography
Photographs and videos are a way for us to record and share our community experiences with employees, parents, students, alumni, and prospective parents. We use media for promotional purposes on the website, newsletters, printed publications, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Photographs and videos may also be used for educational purposes. As members of our community, students, parents, and employees may be photographed or filmed and may be used for promotional and educational purposes.
Disclaimer - Photographs or videos used for promotional purposes will not identify individuals by their full names.
Under the GDPR and PDPA, you have the following rights:
Changes to our Privacy Notice
Any updates or changes that need to be made in the future will be posted on our website and where necessary, will be shared with you electronically.
If you have questions, requests, or issues, please let us know how we can help. Our Data Protection Officer can be reached at email@example.com