You are here:

Last updated on 30 April 2018
Ref: 34952
School types: All · School phases: All

The GDPR will affect schools' commercial trading activities slightly differently to their core education services. If your school runs activities for profit, for example a sports centre or evening adult learning classes, read on to see how the rules differ.

Article tools


  1. GDPR rules remain the same – implementation may differ
  2. Identify your lawful basis for processing
  3. Await new ePrivacy rules
  4. The ICO has specific advice for small organisations

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.