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Taking and displaying pupil photos and information

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Last updated on 4 June 2018
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There are no hard and fast rules under the GDPR specifically on displaying pupil photos or other information, but you must have a 'lawful basis' for using personal data, and seek consent where necessary. Use the advice below to work out how best to manage this in your school.

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  1. 1 Work out your 'lawful basis' for displaying the data
  2. 2 Follow the data protection principles
  3. 3 Consider safeguarding risks as well as data protection
  4. 4 When you won't need consent to take and display images
  5. 5 When you will need consent to take and display images

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