School's GDPR advice results in teacher destroying vital records

03/06/2024 | Information Rights and Wrongs

A blog article by data protection specialist Jon Baines has highlighted a recent judgment in the Family Court. The case relates to a school, a teacher and a local authority trying to do their best for a child who has made sexual offence allegations. Unfortunately, due to a school-wide misunderstanding of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the teacher destroyed any notes that she had made.

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