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Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE)

24 May 2018

What service is being provided?Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE)

Commissioning early years and childcare settings to provide free early education entitlement (FEEE) places


What personal data do we need from you?


Name and Contact Details

Business activites

Financial details


Who will be using your personal data?


The Data Controller is Essex County Council


The Data Protection Officer for Essex County Council can be contacted at


What will it be used for and what gives us the right to ask for it and use it?


Service Delivery

Service Planning/Improvement

Prevention or Detection of Fraud/Crime

Research (using anonymised data only unless we specifically request your consent to use identifiable personal data)


If we cannot use your data settings would not be able to provide us with data and we would not be able to pay them for providing the FEEE places


Our legal basis for using your personal data is necessary for a task in the public, and under a legal obligation.


Who else might we share your data with?


Department for Education

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC)


Will your data be stored in or accessible from countries with no UK-equivalent Privacy Law protections?




How long will your data be kept?


We will stop using your data when the setting no longer holds a FEEE contract.


Your data will be deleted 10 years after we stop using it.


Our use of your data will be subject to the following legal rights:


  • Your Right to be Informed
  • Your Right to Access your personal data
  • Your Right for us to Rectify your personal data
  • Your Right to Restrict our processing of your personal data



Visit the following links for more information about Privacy Law, our obligations and your Rights:


The ICO Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation 2016


If you have concerns over the way we are asking for or using your personal data, please raise the matter with our Data Protection Officer by the following means:


Postal AddressData Protection Officer, Information Governance Team, Essex County Council, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM11QH
Phone Number0333 013 9824


If you still have concerns following our response you have the right to raise the matter with the Information Commissioner's Office:


Postal AddressInformation Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Online Form
Phone Number0303 123 1113


For our full privacy notice: