Data Protection / GDPR
What is the General Data Protection Regulation? (GDPR)
The GDPR is a new regulation by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union, aiming to give control back to citizens and residents over their personal data.
The GDPR comes into effect from 25th May 2018.
Taking data security and privacy seriously
At Audley Primary School and drb Ignite Multi Academy Trust, we take data security and privacy extremely seriously and believe that the GDPR is an important step forward for clarifying and enabling individual privacy rights, as such we are committed to maintaining compliance with the GDPR.
We are undertaking a comprehensive GDPR audits to ensure the data handling best practice is being followed by our staff.
We also have updated a number of key documents that cover in detail how we handle and manage data:
- Parental Consent Form
- Withdrawal of Consent Form
- Privacy notice for trustees and other volunteers
- Privacy notice for job applicants
- Privacy notice for parents/carers
- Privacy notice for pupils
- Privacy notice for staff
Thank you for trusting us and please be assured that we will always take the security and privacy of your data very seriously.
If you have questions regarding data protection and GDPR, please do not hesitate to contact our DPO Alvin Walters at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Head office – Birmingham
drb Ignite Multi Academy Trust,
T: 0121 231 7131