Data Protection and the GDPR – January 2021
As the UK transitional arrangements expired on 31st December 2020, there are some practical changes for Data Protection and the GDPR.
To comply with the Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendments etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 please note that every policy, notice and procedural guide that refers to ‘GDPR’ shall now be read as ‘UK GDPR’.
The rights, responsibilities and data protection that the Data Protection Act 2018 and the GDPR are not changed. Our procedures and arrangements will not change.
The UK General Data Protection Regulations came into effect on 25th May 2018.
The named Data Protection Officers and their contact details are as follows:
School Data Protection Officer
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Data Protection Officer Link Governor
We are in the process of updating our Data Protection Policy, and this will be ratified by the Full Governing Board in due course.
Consent Guides & Withdrawal Forms
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Google Analytics – Functional Cookies
This collects information about how visitors use the website, to be able to compile reports and make improvements to better meet our users’ needs. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google Analytics data and privacy information. Opt out add-on for Google Analytics.
Google Analytics – Targeting Cookies
We use Google Analytics Audience Demographics and Interest Reporting within Google Analytics to further our audience understanding so we can improve our content and user experience accordingly. Opt out of Google’s personalised advertising.