The General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR] is a piece of legislation which will determine how people's personal data is processed and kept safe, and the legal rights individuals have in relation to their own data.
The new legislation will apply from 25th May 2018 to organisations that process or handle personal data, including schools.
It is similar to the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1988 in many ways. Most of the differences involve the GDPR strengthening the principles of the DPA.
As a school we ensure we are compliant by our: