Data Protection / GDPR


What is the General Data Protection Regulation? (GDPR)

The GDPR is a new regulation by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union, aiming to give control back to citizens and residents over their personal data.

The GDPR came into effect from 25th May 2018.


Taking data security and privacy seriously

The Trust takes data security and privacy extremely seriously and believe that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an important step forward for clarifying and enabling individual privacy rights.

The Trust is committed to maintaining full compliance with the GDPR. To ensure this, the Trust undertakes comprehensive GDPR audits to ensure data handling best practice is being followed by all schools and the Trust workforce.

The Trust has also produced a number of key documents and privacy notices that cover in detail how it handles and manages data:

Thank you for trusting us and please be assured that we will always take the security and privacy of your data very seriously.

If you have questions regarding data protection and GDPR, please do not hesitate to contact our DPO Alvin Walters at


Head office – Birmingham

drb Ignite Multi Academy Trust,
3 Brindleyplace,
B1 2JB

T: 0121 231 7131

GDPR Mind Map for Parents