What a DPO in the education sector can learn from the latest children and privacy report

report on children and privacy

When the GDPR came into force it introduced specific controls relating to children: If you rely on consent as the lawful basis for processing personal data when offering an online service aimed at children, then you also need parental consent for any child 12 or under (and that means you’ll need a mechanism for identifying …

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ICO consults on age appropriate design code of practice

ICO consults on children code of practice

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published a draft Code of Practice for online service providers which are used by children to protect children’s data rights.┬áThe Code provides practical guidance about designing in “data protection safeguards into online services to ensure they are appropriate for use by, and meet the development needs of, children.” The …

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ICO consulting on children’s data and GDPR

children's gdpr data

This week, the ICO published some draft guidance on GDPR and children’s data. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) makes special mention of children’s data in Article 8 “Conditions applicable to child’s consent in relation to information society services”. This sets out that if you provide an online service directly to a child and where …

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