The UK GDPR: audit

Carry out a data protection audit, to make sure you comply with the statutory requirements under the UK GDPR and meet best practice. Check your records management and data processing practices, and evaluate the data protection training you deliver.

Last reviewed on 27 February 2024
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  1. Download our audit
  2. Brief your team on data protection 

Download our audit

Use our audit annually. If you identify multiple issues, consider doing the relevant sections more frequently (such as twice a term) until you're satisfied with your data processing arrangements.

Once completed, use the audit as:

  • Part of a report to governors
  • A source of evidence should a serious data breach occur, and you want to prove your school keeps on top of its data protection arrangements
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Brief your team on data protection 

Get staff up to speed with all things UK GDPR with our training materials, designed to help you deliver 30-minute sessions on: 

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