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GDPR: using online services in school

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Last updated on 28 June 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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Use this step-by-step guide before using online services such as educational apps and social media to stay compliant with data protection law. Make sure you’re clear on the risks to pupils' personal data, take appropriate steps to mitigate them and know when you need to get consent.

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Contents

  1. 1 What the GDPR and DPA say
  2. 2 Steps to take before you use any online service with pupils
  3. 3 Identifying a lawful basis
  4. 4 Additional actions if the service is necessary for educational purposes
  5. 5 Additional actions if the service is not necessary for educational purposes

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