GDPR resource hub for governors and trustees

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Last updated on 22 October 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
This is your go-to hub for support with monitoring your school or trust's compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

This is your go-to hub for support with monitoring your school or trust's compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Please note: we're currently updating our model data protection policy and privacy notices, and some of the other articles listed below, to reflect more recent guidance from the Information Commissioner's Office on provisions in the Data Protection Act 2018. Subscribe to updates for any articles you're interested in by clicking 'save for later' at the top of the relevant article page.


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Getting yourself and your board up to speed

  • The GDPR explained
    This article will help you get to grips with the key points of the legislation.
  • GDPR jargon buster
    The world of data protection is filled with jargon and technical terms, but our GDPR glossary makes it accessible for you.
  • GDPR mythbuster
    Avoid the scaremongering around the GDPR and use our mythbuster to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to visitor books, photo archives, fines, consent and more.

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Actions your board needs to take

  • Reconsider governor email accounts
    Using a school email address will help you to meet the GDPR requirement to prevent a data breach and respond to subject access requests quickly.
  • What your PTA needs to do
    Give our downloadable to-do list to your parent teacher association to help it comply with the regulations, and find out how to stay compliant when sharing personal data with your PTA.

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