Data Protection (GDPR)

What is the GDPR?
The General Data Protections Regulation (GDPR) is a ruling intended to protect the data of citizens within the European Union. The GDPR is a move by The Council of the European Union, European Parliament, and European Commission to provide citizens with a greater level of control over their personal data.

Data Affected
What sort of data will fall under the General Data Protections Regulation?

  • Name
  • Photo
  • Email address
  • Social media posts
  • Personal medical information
  • IP addresses
  • Bank details

In a Nut Shell
The GDPR covers any information that can be classified as personal details or that can be used to determine your identity. Parental consent will be required to process any data relating to children ages 16 and under.

Documentation
All relevant documentation relating to the GDPR can be found below, including both staff and student consent forms. Documentation relating specifically to staff can be found in the Policies section of the Wyvern Academy SharePoint. Click here to access SharePoint

Staff Consent form           Student Consent form             Parent overview

Parent and Pupil privacy notice            Data Retention Policy