In this latest General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) consultation, the Information Commissioner (ICO) has its sights set on organisations that handle the personal data of minors.
It is not aimed specifically at schools, and – given the variety of organisations that deal with children in many sectors – producing one-size-fits-all guidance was never going to be an easy task. In our view the ICO has made a reasonably good fist of it, but schools should not expect to find too many specific answers in this document.
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