Data protection: updated model privacy notice

21 Nov 2017

The DfE have updated the privacy notice as part of the preparations for the new General Data Protection Regulations that will ‘come in’ in May 2018.

Under The Data Protection Act 1998, when an organisation collects personal information about an individual it must make that information available to the individual.

Schools can use and amend the privacy notices suggested text to suit their local needs and circumstances.

It can be issued in a number of ways, for example:

  • As part of a school brochure or induction pack, or in a school diary
  • On the school notice board
  • On the school website.

The suggested text for schools privacy notice (word) includes links to the Ealing Council and DfE websites.

You can also download the updated notice from related content link below:

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Last updated: 06 Feb 2018

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