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How to implement GDPR in your school - hear from Dai Durbridge and Helena Wootton

15 September 2017

Whether your school is an academy, a maintained school or part of a multi-academy trust, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply to you from 25 May 2018. With less than one year to go, we’re helping more and more schools and academies ensure that they are ready for this important and far reaching legislation.

To help you plot, plan, and prepare your transition to the GDPR, we hosted a live panel webinar with Dai Durbridge, specialist education lawyer, and leading privacy and data law expert, Helena Wootton, to address the overwhelming number of questions we’ve received from our education clients.

 

With close to 500 people registered for the live webinar, we’re delighted to bring you this on-demand recording to help keep your teams well informed and up to date on your journey to GDPR compliance.

Hear from our experts today! Helena gives a 10 minute whistle-stop introduction to the GDPR - taking you through the Data Protection Principles, individuals’ rights and demonstrating accountability under the GDPR - before heading into the Q&A session. The discussion starts with the question all our clients are asking - what is the big deal? Everyone’s talking it, it’s been hitting the headlines quite a bit, but the regulation isn’t coming into force until spring next year - how does it impact us and who is responsible for successfully implementing the GDPR within schools?

In this training video Helena and Dai deconstruct the myths around the new regulation, highlighting that it is more important than ever for schools and academies to take data seriously. Helena and Dai clearly set out the very first steps that you need to be taking now to get ready for May 2018 - starting with getting a team together that are equipped and responsible for making this happen.

All (or at least most) of your questions answered by our experts in under 50 minutes - watch today and if you need any direct help on any of the areas covered in this training video, get in touch - we’d love to hear from you.

If you would like a data mapping questionnaire, get in touch with Helena and Dai.

We caught up with Helena and Dai following the live webinar to bring you this podcast as an extension of the panel Q&A session.

 

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