“The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25th May 2018. Changes in regulations has impacted the way in which organisations including schools process personal or the new personal “sensitive” data. Pickhurst Academy handles a large amount of personal data and are working on ensuring compliancy with the GDPR that builds on the principles of the ‘Data Protection Act 1998′.”

The DPO for The Trust is Mr B Broughton Assistant Headteacher Darrick Wood Infant and Nursery School.

Useful links to the Information Commissions Office (ICO) website

ICO -Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

ICO – Subject Access Code of Practice Guidance

ICO – The Six Principles

ICO – Personal Data Breach Guidance

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