Webinar: Nowhere to Hide: Why Data Protection Affects the Way Secondary Schools Operate

Event Date: 21 January 2021

We will host a webinar on Thursday 21 January at 11am looking at Data Protection and how secondary schools operate. At the webinar, we will reveal the results of a 2021 survey highlighting the Data Protection challenges that impact schools. This survey was conducted in collaboration with the National Association of Principals and Deputies (NAPD).

Issues our Education Team will discuss include:
• Data access requests
• The role of the data controller and storing data
• What precautions should staff take in relation to online teaching?
• The essentials of a data protection policy
• Who is entitled to CCTV footage and who pays for it?
• Data protection challenges in a COVID-19 environment

Speakers include:
Paul Byrne, Deputy Director, NAPD
Ian O'Herlihy, Partner & Head of Education, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP
Liam Riordan, Partner, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP
Catherine Kelly, Senior Associate, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP
David Ruddy, BL, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP

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