Part 1 - Introduction
- relate to schools based in England and Wales; and
- are primarily “information-only” websites rather than websites through which transactions and e-commerce take place.
and we assume that you will provide separate notices to those individuals to give them the necessary information about how you handle their personal data. Both the Department for Education (DfE) and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have issued guidance on the sorts of notices you should provide. You may find it helpful to refer to their websites, and in particular to:
- https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/data-protection-and-privacy-privacy-notices (suggested privacy notices drafted by the DfE for use with staff, parents and pupils); and
- https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/education/ (ICO guidance for the education sector).
How to use and amend this template
You will also need to populate the template with some further information, such as contact details for your school and also the details of the individual in charge of data protection compliance at your school.
This document is provided as a free, value-added offering for Greenhouse’s clients. A version of this document with more detailed guidance notes appended to it, explaining the legal background and potential changes you could make, is available from www.windich.co.uk for £20 plus VAT.
You should seek legal advice if you are in any way uncertain about the effect of this template, or about how best to edit it.
Part 2 - Legal Terms – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
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