The GDPR comes into effect on the 25th of May 2018
The rules around data protection are changing. The 'General Data Protection Regulation' (GDPR) will change how we can use your personal data and keep it safe, and will also strengthen your rights over your own data.
The point of this is to make sure sensitive or private information about yourselves and your children stays safe. Whilst it is similar to the current Data Protection Act in many ways, there are a few differences, so we need to make a few changes at the school in order to ensure we remain compliant.
Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) consent conditions have been strengthened. To this end we will be annually checking consent for use of photographs and videos of your child.
Annual school pictures are taken by an outside company, they can only use the images as agreed to in the contract with the school for taking the photographs.
Other images are taken by staff members throughout the year during events or activities inside the school and during school trips and visits.
Photographs and videos of pupils are used in a number of ways at Brentside Primary Academy:-
The lawful basis for use of images in this way is public task
For this use of images we require consent. When using photographs and videos for marketing purposes we will not accompany them with any other personal information about the child, to ensure they cannot be identified