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School transport - Concessionary Seat Process
What is the purpose of providing personal information for the processing of Concessionary Spare Seats application?
Flintshire County Council provides transport for pupils who are entitled to free travel between home and school under the current home to school transport policy. To do this, coaches, minibuses and taxis are provided especially for school transport.
Any spare seats on this transport can be sold to pupils who are not entitled to free travel, these places are called Concessionary Spare Seats.
To assess a pupil for a concessionary spare seats a parent/guardian must make an online application providing pupil details and school requiring attendance so that an assessment can be made on whether transport available. Once an application has been processed and accepted payment of the relevant fee must be made prior to a transport pass being issued.
An application form is required for each school term.
When an application for a concessionary seat is made the following information is required in order for an application to be processed:
Parent / Carer details
Emergency contact number
Date of birth
Childs permanent address
Council tax declaration
Bus stop / pick up point required
Following assessment of a successful application further information will be required:
Credit/Debit card information
What this information is required for:
To determine whether a concessionary seat is available on a school transport vehicle to the required destination.
To inform parents / guardians on the outcome of an application.
To schedule and arrange transport on an available school transport vehicle
To facilitate distribution of transport pass to pupils address
To contact parent / guardian for queries, changes to transport arrangements or emergencies.
Credit / debit card information for the purposed of payment for transport pass
Who we share your information with?
Authorised Flintshire County Council staff within the Integrated transport Unit for the purposes of monitoring and scheduling transport arrangements
Authorised Flintshire County Council staff within the Contact centre for the purposes of taking payment
Authorised transport operators (where necessary) for the purpose of arranging pupil pick up / drop off locations
Schools/colleges to where the transport is being provided (where necessary)
How long will your data be stored for?
The information on each individual application will be held for 12 months once each application has been received.
How will your data be stored?
The Council secures your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. The Council secures personal data you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment utilising encrypted hardware and systems.
The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) gives you the right, including to access the personal information the services hold about you: