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Data Protection

Privacy and your Smart TV

Privacy when on the Internet is a hot topic, and quite rightly so.  When I say ‘on the Internet’ that’s probably a misleading thing to say; many of us are ‘always on’ whether we’re actually doing something or not.  No longer is this something to do with our laptops or mobile phones but increasingly it …

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Data Protection – key points for schools

Due to the amount of personal information (staff and pupils) held on paper and electronically, data protection is hugely important.  In particular, as more schools are using electronic devices such as iPads, mobile phones etc. the importance of data protection cannot be over-estimated.  It can sometimes seem like a difficult area, but if you know …

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Curriculum resources from ICO to help teach personal information

As well as all the usual e-safety risks, one that can be overlooked but is hugely important is personal information.  Specifically, what is personal information and the rights of children/young people. The Information Commissioner’s Office have developed some lesson plans with accompanying simple Powerpoints for all key stages and are in line with elements of …

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Is your local authority “blocking” or “managing” your internet? Here’s some tips

We all know the value of internet access at school, there is no need to explain that; but from an e-safety and risk management perspective there is still too much emphasis on the risk rather than the management.  This is true of internet sites, specific categories such as blogs, and particular internet services such as …

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Free lesson plans from ICO – protecting personal privacy

Within e-safety, the protection of your personal data and your privacy is a significant concern, this is particularly the case with young people who may share information on social networks without understanding the potential consequences. In a recent survey, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) found that: 60% haven’t read the site’s privacy policy, which explains how their …

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