Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice for Devon’s National Childhood Measurement Programme

The personal information will be collected by School Nursing staff and will be held by Devon County Council’s Public Health Department, school nursing staff, and for Reception aged pupils will be stored as part of their electronic child health record and used for the purpose of the National Child Measurement Programme and forms part of your child’s health record. Your information will be held securely and will not be disclosed to anyone other than those stated above without your permission, unless we have a legal reason to do so, for example disclosure is necessary to protect a person from suffering significant harm or necessary for crime prevention or detection purposes.

Devon County Council Public Health Department will retain information for 2 years, and Child Health Records will be retained until a child’s 25th birthday as set out in the Department of Health Records Management guidance. For more information about how we will use your information, contact Kirsty Priestley (Senior Public Health Information Analyst). More information about how the Council will protect your privacy is available from our website at

You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. To obtain a copy of your personal information, please write to Devon County Council, Information Governance Team, County Hall, Room 120, Topsham Road, Exeter, EX2 4QD.