What is GDPR?
The GDPR will apply in all EU member states from 25 May 2018. This will affect how schools manage personal data and how this is protected and shared.
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the result of four years of work by the EU to bring data protection legislation into line with new, previously unforeseen ways that data is now used.
Currently, the UK relies on the Data Protection Act 1998, which was enacted following the 1995 EU Data Protection Directive, but this will be superseded by the new legislation. It introduces tougher fines for non-compliance and breaches, and gives people more say over what companies can do with their data. It also makes data protection rules more or less identical throughout the EU.
To ensure OLSH school is fully compliant and ready for this change, we have updated and written specific Privacy Notices, policies and Consent Forms to make sure we are compliant with the new GDPR regulations.
Follow the link for more information GDPR.
Also, click here for an overview of the 12 steps to compliance.
For full information on school's GDPR practices and policies, please check our asset registers, privacy policies and much more below.
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