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yes they are on ofsteds inspection reports and they are true reports . my worry is are they on there forever
Its bad news I am afraid. OFSTED are entitled to keep them on their website.
What you need to do is ask them for a copy of their retention policy.
This should show how long they are kept online and public for.
It may be that the record is never removed.
As the data is accurate sadly you can't ask them to remove it under the Data Protection Act as it is correct. If it was wrong or false then it could be removed or amended.
But ask them for a copy of the policy to make sure they are complying with it.
If they are not then you could complain to the Information Commissioner or seek a Judicial Review of their decsion
So it will depend on what is contained within their policy.
But just for general guidance the Data Protection Act recommends (although not mandatory) records are kept for a reasonable period which is generally accepted as being 6 yeas.
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Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?