Data Protection & GDPR


 The appointed Data Protection Officer for Rift House Primary School is;


Assurance Services for the Public Sector provided by;

Veritau, Ltd
County Hall
York: 01904 552943
Northallerton: 01609 535034


Privacy Notice

GDPR Policy

 Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives members of the public the right to access official information held by Public Authorities. Requests should be made in writing to the Office Manager, Rift House Primary School, Masefield Road, Hartlepool, TS25 4JY or email  All requests will be dealt with within the statutory 20 working days.

As well as responding to requests for information made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the school is required to publish information proactively. The Freedom of Information Act requires every School to have a publication scheme, approved by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), and to publish information covered by the scheme. The scheme sets out our commitment to make certain classes of information routinely available, such as policies and procedures, minutes of meetings, annual reports and financial information.

Rift House Primary School have adopted the Information Commissioner’s Model Publication Scheme in its entirety and have produced a guide to information which sets out the information we hold, where it can be obtained and whether a fee is payable. The guide entitled ‘Guide to Information' – Available from Rift House Primary School can be viewed here.