Data Protection law changes 25 May 2018 (GDPR)

Data Protection law in the UK is changing in May 2018. It’s called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The new regulation is about protecting people in the modern information age. It gives more control to individuals and more responsibilities to organisation which collect and hold your data.

It affects everyone!

What will LTC be doing to prepare for GDPR?
LTC already has strict data protection policies
Data is kept secure and used appropriately
Much will stay the same, but with GDPR it will bring even better security and greater transparency
In many areas consent is not needed as schools have a duty to keep children safe and deliver a high standard of education
Where consent is needed, you will be asking for it in a clear manner and allowed to remove it, if you wish

What data is held in school?
Student Education Data
Parent Data
Staff Employment Data
Safeguarding Data

The school governing body
Takes the Lead
Holds the school accountable
Provides Assurance
Data Protection Officer supports to the governing body and Head teacher

Your Rights
To know what, how, where, and for how long your data is used
Be able to see and know what data is being held
To fix any errors in the data held
To choose to have the data erased and complain about how your data is used
To stop data being used for certain purposes

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