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Student 2018/19 - Contact preference type

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Student 2018/19

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Contact preference type

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This field identifies the type of restrictions on the methods of communication with the student.

Applicable toEngland

All ContactPreference records.

Valid entries and labels
PMCPreferred method of contact
RUIRestricted use indicator

Information about restrictions on the use of the student's record should be captured using the opt-in questions detailed in Appendix F of the ILR.

All students must see the Privacy Notice which informs them about how their data will be used. The Privacy Notice can be found in Appendix F.

It is important that this field is returned in accordance with the student's wishes and with their input. It should not be completed systematically by providers.

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Reason required To enable Apprenticeship funding allocations. To take into account students' wishes about the use of their data. The data held in this field may be used by the FE Choices.
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Field length3
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
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Related fields
OwnerEducation and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)
Change management notesGuidance has been updated to ensure that contact preference is on an opt-in basis as opposed to an opt-out basis

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