Thoroughly read, understand, and sign the Agreement of Use - Data Sharing Agreement before you return it. This stage must be completed before you can use the Provider Portal.
The person who completes and signs the Agreement of Use - Data Sharing Agreement must be legally authorised to do so.
The pro-forma must be completed by the person who will submit your funding claims using the Provider Portal. Only one person at your setting can be the responsible person (registered portal user.
The criteria for Provider Portal accounts:
The email address associated with the account must be a unique personal email address (for example firstname.lastname@example.org).
The guidance will help you to do this. Also see Suffolk County Council (SCC) policies regarding data protection, information security and acceptable use, for you to adopt if you do not have your own policies (not suitable for Schools who shoulld have their own policies).
The authorised person will enter details of all your funded children into the Provider Portal, which once you have carried out the required checks, will enable you to submit your claim to the Early Years and Childcare Service for validation.
The pro-forma to set up a user account on the Provider Portal:
It must be an email address used/accessible only by the individual and should only be used for work/professional correspondence.
Shared email accounts used by other family members would NOT be acceptable.
Generic email account names (for example email@example.com) and email accounts used by more than one member of staff are NOT acceptable.
What we will do with the information you provide
We will use the information from the completed pro-forma to create a Provider Portal account.