What is GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on Friday. GDPR is a new EU regulation that replaces the UK Data Protection Act 1998, and introduces greater protections for personal data and bring data protection law into the digital age. The GDPR has introduced some new obligations for organisations and schools that collect, use, share and store personal data. GDPR which will come into force on May 25 2018. It will change how businesses, public sector organisations and schools can handle the information of their customers or in schools its parents, students and staff.

What are you rights

We are required to ask your consent to use the data that we hold on your child

You have the right to withdraw that consent

You have the right to be informed – all schools must be transparent in how they are using personal data

You have the right to data portability – this allows individuals to retain and reuse their personal data for their own purpose

You have the right to object – in some circumstances, individuals are entitled to object to their personal data being used

You have the right to rectification of incorrect or incomplete data and a duty to ensure we are informed if any information changes– giving individuals the right to rectify personal data

You have the right to erasure – often referred to the right to be forgotten

How is school data used?

The following document outlines important information for Staff and Parents/Pupils relating to how we use the data we collect.

If you have any queries please email: Info@Redwood-School.Com