Use the expertise of your Data Protection Officer (DPO)
1 March 2019
Speak to your DPO before approaching the Information Resilience and Transparency Team at KCC.
You should speak in the first instance to the schools Data Protection Officer (DPO) before contacting our team, if your school needs advice or guidance on any issues relating to:
- Data protection
- Subject access
- Information security
- Information sharing
- Freedom of Information
- Records management.
There have been some instances where a schools DPO (an external agency) has disagreed with our advice and this has put us in a difficult position.
To comply with GDPR, every school must have a DPO in place and as schools are completely independent from KCC with regards to compliance with the legislation, this is not our responsibility.
Please view the DPO guidance (DOCX, 16.8 KB) for further information on DPOs.