What is GDPR?

This refers to the General Data Protection Regulation which came into effect on 25 May 2018. The GDPR requires personal data to be processed in a manner that ensures its security. This includes protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage. It requires that appropriate technical or organisational measures are used.
GDPR defines personal data as:
Personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
Our Academy Trust's Data Protection Officer is Susan Stansfield and she can be contacted by emailing DPO@thelink.academy
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