The data of more than 1,000 pupils at a Kent school was exposed when an unencrypted memory stick was lost. The stick held information on every pupil at Rochester Grammar School. It included the names, years, school house, date of Would you like to know more?
Updated: Added an explanation of privacy notices and updated the suggested texts. Providing accessible information to individuals about the use of personal data is a key element of the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation. The most Would you like to know more?
You may have heard of the General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR); if you haven’t, it is a change in the legislation regarding how personal data can be stored and used and it comes into effect on the 25th May 2018. Would you like to know more?
To prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in May 2018 all organisations handling personal data, including schools, need to have the right governance measures. This guidance will help schools develop policies and processes for data Would you like to know more?
In preparation for new GDPR legislation, which comes into effect on 25th May 2018, SWGfL, a partner in The UK Safer Internet Centre, has published advice and guidance to help schools and colleges when it comes to managing personal data. The Would you like to know more?
The posters cover some of the most common mistakes seen, including sending information to the wrong recipient, leaving work documents in public view or not appropriately disposing of information. The posters are available to use within your organisation, and can Would you like to know more?
Half of schools are not yet ready to meet their legal duty to appoint a data protection officer, although the deadline for an appointment is fast approaching. New research by The Key, seen exclusively by Schools Week, asked headteachers who Would you like to know more?
Posts in this seriesINCIDENT: #9115 – SOLUS 3 – Tolerance not metSIMS 2018 Spring ReleaseThe SIMS 7.180 and FMS 6.180 Spring release is available. Please note, for Capita Hosted schools, the upgrade will be carried out during the weekend commencing Would you like to know more?
Use these checklists to assess your compliance with data protection law and find out what you need to do to make sure you are keeping people’s personal data secure. This self-assessment toolkit has been created with small organisations in mind. Would you like to know more?
Confusion is arising regarding which of the 100s of suppliers used by a school should become part of a data audit under GDPR. There are 2 steps to establish this. Step 1 Identify all suppliers in school Step 2 From Would you like to know more?
One of the most prominent areas of change for organisations looking to get into shape for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been the need for some organisations (or groups of organisations) to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO) depending Would you like to know more?
iPublished under the ‘Open Government Licence for public sector information”. https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/ Via: https://teaching.blog.gov.uk/2017/10/24/general-data-protection-regulation-evolution-or-revolution-for-schools/ Like the DfE, many schools are increasingly talking about General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – the beefing up of data protection, which will be written into law Would you like to know more?
Britons could obtain more control over what happens to personal information under proposals outlined by the government. Citizens will be able to ask for personal data, or information posted when they were children, to be deleted. The proposals are part Would you like to know more?