On May 25th 2018 the Data Protection Act came into effect across the EU. It is a new law that has been implemented in exactly the same way across all EU countries to create a level set of rules to ensure all data held and processed by organisations within the EU is secure and processed lawfully.
Public organisations, schools (and academies) are required to comply with the Data Protection Act. At St Thomas More Catholic Primary School we have been working hard to become fully compliant.
Some of the things we have done are:
We have always highly valued and protected all of our child, parent and staff data and will continue to do so in the presence of the Data Protection Act.
Should you have any queries regarding the Data Protection Act and how it could impact your child then please direct them towards the office email: firstname.lastname@example.org