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School USB stick loss exposes pupil data

by Dave | June 6, 2018 | GDPR (FTV), General (FTV)
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...
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Guidance: Data protection: privacy notice model documents

by RSSFeed | May 17, 2018 | DfE, GDPR (FTV), General (FTV), RSS
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...
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GDPR is coming, but what does it mean to my school?

by RSSFeed | May 8, 2018 | GDPR (FTV), General (FTV), RSS
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...
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Guidance: Data protection: toolkit for schools

by RSSFeed | April 24, 2018 | DfE, GDPR (FTV), General (FTV), RSS
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...
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SWGfL publishes new GDPR guidance for schools and colleges

by RSSFeed | April 23, 2018 | GDPR (FTV), General (FTV), RSS
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....
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The ICO have created a suite of posters to help staff take extra care when sharing work information.

by Dave | April 20, 2018 | GDPR (FTV), General (FTV)
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...
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ACTION REQUIRED

by Dave | March 29, 2018 | General (FTV)
Greetings, First off I’d like to thank you for being a subscriber to my site (https://daveiw.co.uk), I’m hopeful that at some point it has been useful to you. As I’m sure you are aware, the General Data Protection Regulation...
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Half of schools aren’t ready for GDPR data protection officer requirement

by Dave | March 26, 2018 | GDPR (FTV), General (FTV)
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...
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SIMS 2018 Spring Release

by Dave | March 19, 2018 | GDPR (FTV), General (FTV)
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...
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GDPR: Data protection self-assessment

by Dave | February 1, 2018 | GDPR (FTV)
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...
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Which suppliers should be part of a data audit under GDPR?

by RSSFeed | January 19, 2018 | GDPR (FTV), General (FTV), RSS
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...
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Seen a Data Protection Officer Post? Consider carefully before applying…

by Dave | December 13, 2017 | GDPR (FTV)
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)...
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General Data Protection Regulation: Evolution or Revolution for Schools?

by Dave | November 1, 2017 | DfE, GDPR (FTV)
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...
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Watch how SIMS can help you comply with GDPR data requests.

by Dave | October 23, 2017 | General (FTV)
Data protection laws change in 2018 with GDPR arriving. Watch My video to learn how SIMS can help schools comply: https://t.co/vtzUo5y8CZ — Capita SIMS (@CapitaSIMS) 23 October 2017 Hits: 57...
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Data Protection for the education sector

by Dave | October 18, 2017 | GDPR (FTV)
Via: Information Commissioner’s Office Published on 28 Feb 2017 Hits: 41...
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UK data protection laws to be overhauled – BBC News

by Dave | August 7, 2017 | GDPR (FTV)
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...
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