At Oastlers School, we are introducing the use G Suite for Education, and we are seeking your permission to provide and manage a G Suite for Education account for your child. G Suite for Education is a set of education productivity tools from Google including Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Classroom, and is used by tens of millions of learners and teachers around the world. At Oastlers School, learners will use their G Suite accounts to complete work, communicate with their teachers, and sign into their Chromebooks.
The notice attached provides answers to common questions about what Google can and can’t do with your child’s personal information.
Please read it carefully, let us know of any questions. If you give consent please log onto www.oastlers.co.uk and complete the form using the link provided or email email@example.com. Consent is required by Monday 22 February 2021.
If you don’t provide your consent please email firstname.lastname@example.org. - we will no longer provide a G Suite for Education account for your child.
Should you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact school.
G Suite for Education Notice to Parents/Carers
This notice describes the personal information we provide to Google for these accounts and how Google collects, uses, and discloses personal information from learners in connection with these accounts.
Using their G Suite for Education accounts, learners may access and use the following “Core Services” offered by Google:
Google provides information about the information it collects, as well as how it uses and discloses the information it collects from G Suite for Education accounts in its G Suite for Education Privacy Notice. You can read that notice online. You should review this information in its entirety, but below are answers to some common questions:
What personal information does Google collect?
When creating a learner account, Oastlers School may provide Google with certain personal information about the learner, including, for example, a name, email address, and password, which are held securely on our own server.
How does Google use this information?
In G Suite for Education Core Services, Google uses learner personal information to provide, maintain, and protect the services. Google does not serve ads in the Core Services or use personal information collected in the Core Services for advertising purposes.
In Google Additional Services, Google uses the information collected from all Additional Services to provide, maintain, protect and improve them, to develop new ones, and to protect Google and its users. Google may also use this information to offer tailored content, such as more relevant search results. Google may combine personal information from one service with information, including personal information, from other Google services.
Can my child share information with others using the G Suite for Education account?
Information can only be shared by school staff and learners can comment in Google Classroom.
Will Google disclose my child’s personal information?
Google will not share personal information with companies, organisations and individuals outside of Google unless one of the following circumstances applies:
What choices do I have as a parent or guardian?
First, you can consent to the collection and use of your child’s information by Google. If you don’t provide your consent, we will not continue to provide a G Suite for Education account for your child, and Google will not collect or use your child’s information as described in this notice. If you consent to your child’s use of G Suite for Education, you can access or request deletion of your child’s G Suite for Education account by contacting the school office. If you wish to stop any further collection or use of your child's information, you can request that we use the service controls available to limit your child’s access to features or services, or delete your child’s account entirely. You and your child can also visit https://myaccount.google.com while signed in to the G Suite for Education account to view and manage the personal information and settings of the account.
What if I have more questions or would like to read further?
When creating a learner account, Oastlers School may provide Google with certain personal information about the learner, including, for example: