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Glossary of Terms

This document defines the terms we use throughout our Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and other Assembly documents:

Data Controller: the person, or organisation, who determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data is processed. With respect to the Assembly Platform the Data Controller is the School who connects to the Assembly Platform.

Data Processor: the person, or organisation, who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. Assembly is a Data Processor of school data.

Data Subject: the individual who is the subject of the personal data.

Sensitive Personal Data: Data we hold which is deemed sensitive under the Data Protection Act (for example student name or ethnicity), or data which Assembly deems sensitive in relation to a pupil’s education (for example, exam results).

Assembly Platform: The core data storage and transfer database and interface which connects a school’s Management Information System (MIS) to other applications.

Assembly Connector: The program that schools must install, to connect their Management Information System (MIS) to the Assembly Platform.

Assembly Applications: Applications built by Third Parties which connect to the Assembly Platform. Some Assembly Applications may be built by Assembly.

Developer Agreement: A pledge that we ask all third party developers to sign up to in order to integrate with the Assembly Platform.

IP Address: A unique computer address that identifies you to the Internet, or your local network.