Accountability

Governance and Data Protection in Schools

Governance and Data Protection in schools, the balance between the strategic role of Governors against the operational role of the SLT

WhatsApp data protection implications for Trusts/Schools

WhatsApp data protection implications for Trusts/Schools WhatsApp is a great app. It’s free, easy to use and rarely has technical issues. It allows everyone to share words, audio and pictures at the click of a button, and during the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been a lifeline to many people. With everyone spread far and wide, working remotely, it has seen

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Covid-19 ICO understands school priorities

The ICO understands school priorities but safeguarding data remains paramount. Covid-19 has brought about the best in all communities and it turns out that the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) is not the big ogre everyone thought they were. It is their role to police data protection in the UK and rightly so. However, in a recent publication about their approach

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Accountability not optional

Accountability, it’s not optional! When people talk about the principles of data protection enshrined in law, it is generated from years of progress around human rights, not just some arbitrary ideas thought up in Brussels. The important word is “protection” and always will be. The 7th principle of data protection is key to demonstrate all other principles are met – accountability. Without

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