Data Protection (GDPR)
On the 25th May 2018 the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was introduced.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaced the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and was designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens data privacy and to reshape the way organizations across the region approach data privacy.
Fuller details can be found on https://www.eugdpr.org/
How this relates to schools
At Moulsham Junior School we take Data Protection very seriously and recognise that pupils, parents, staff and any other parties who share with us their data need to feel confident that their details are safe and will not be compromised whilst held at school.
Consequently, school staff and Governors have re-produced a number of privacy notices, policies and related documents that will support us all in, a) managing data in a more transparent and compliant manner, and b) giving individuals access to more information about their data, how/where it is stored, what we do with it and when it will be disposed of.
Please feel free to browse the following documents to give you a better understanding of what is now expected of the school, its staff and governors in relation to the new legislation.
- Information Governance
- Privacy Notices
- Data Protection
- Data Handling Security
- Personal Data Minimalisation
- Acceptable Personal Use
- Security Measures
- Statutory Requests
- Cookies Policy
- Records Management
- Advice to Parents - Your Data Protection Rights