The Data protection law in the UK changed in May 2018.
The new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is replacing the current Data Protection Act (DPA) and is set to strengthen and unify all data held by Terrace Road Primary School. GDPR brings a new responsibility to inform parents and stakeholders about how we are using pupils’ data and who it is being used by.
A great deal of the processing of personal data undertaken by schools will fall under a specific legal basis, ‘in the public interest’. As it is in the public interest to operate schools successfully, it will mean that specific consent will not be needed in the majority of cases in schools.
GDPR will ensure data is protected and will give individuals more control over their data, however this means Terrace Road Primary School has a greater accountability for the data:
If you have any questions, concerns or would like more information about anything mentioned in our privacy notice, please contact our data protection officer Mrs. R. Tucker - TuckerR15@hwbcymru.net