Coronavirus Parent Survey

The Independent Schools Council (ISC) is a membership association made up of schools within membership of one of the five Heads’ associations. ISC is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, registered with Companies House (registered number 1103760).

This privacy notice is intended to cover data collected by ISC during the Coronavirus Parent Survey data collection.

What we collect and what we use it for

When you complete the survey, you can voluntarily provide the following personal data:
- Email address

We use this information to contact you in the event we have queries about the data which is submitted. We may also use the information to contact you regarding participating in future pieces of research.

Sharing your data

We will not share your data with others. Your information will not be used for marketing purposes.

Lawful basis under GDPR and retention

ISC is relying on ‘legitimate interests’ to hold your data as you have provided your data in order to take part in the data collection. We will keep your contact data for four years. If you would like these details to be removed, please email or write to The Independent Schools Council, First Floor 27 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9BU to have your details removed.

Your rights in relation to this data and how to contact us

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018, you have certain rights associated with the use of your data.

If you believe that ISC has not complied with this privacy notice or has acted otherwise than in accordance with Data Protection Law, please send your concerns to or The Independent Schools Council, First Floor 27 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H 9BU. You can also make a referral to or lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).


ISC stores and transfers all data securely and we are committed to ensuring that we only use data processors who are GDPR compliant.

For more information on security and ISC’s third party processors, please contact