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Last updated on 24 May 2018
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Figure out what to do with your old photographs of pupils and staff with the GDPR in place. We look at whether previous consent will be enough and explain that you may not need to seek consent if archiving photos for certain purposes.

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  1. Identify a lawful basis
  2. Using consent as a lawful basis
  3. Using 'public task' as a lawful basis
  4. Photos of deceased individuals

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