Draft Guide on Children’s Personal Data and the GDPR

Draft Guide on Children’s Personal Data and the GDPR

UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has launched a consultation on proposed guidance when processing children’s personal data under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). The consultation runs until 28th February 2018 Children today are truly digital natives. With that in mind, we all need to ensure that they have the tools to be contributing digital […]

Cyber Security and Child Safety Low Priority For Rural Digital Users

Cyber Security and Child Safety Low Priority For Rural Digital Users

Cyber security and online child safety are a low priority for rural digital users, a new report has revealed. Published by DigiChampz, the Digital Users in Rural Yorkshire Survey Report 2015 shows that about half of respondents (44%‐50%) expressed concern about security related issues and fewer, just over one third (36%), expressed concern over safety of […]

Coroners and Justice Act 2009

Coroners and Justice Act 2009

The UK Coroners and Justice Act 2009 sets out offences for non-photographic visual depictions of child sex abuse displayed online. The Coroners and Justice Act 2009 makes it illegal to own pornographic pictures depicting under-18s participating in sexual activities, or depictions of sexual activity in the presence of someone under 18. IT professionals need to be aware of […]

Children and Young Persons (Harmful Publications) Act 1955

Children and Young Persons (Harmful Publications) Act 1955

The UK’s Children and Young Persons (Harmful Publications) Act 1955 prevents the dissemination of certain pictorial publications harmful to children and young persons. Websites and other electronic publications need to take care… The Children and Young Persons (Harmful Publications) Act 1955 prevents the dissemination of certain pictorial publications harmful to children and young persons. The Act applies […]

Children Act 2004

Children Act 2004

The United Kingdom’s Children Act 2004 establishes sets out children’s services and sets up both a Children’s Commissioner in England and in Wales.  The Children Act 2004 also provides the framework for managing electronic records belonging to vulnerable children as well as data sharing protocols and guidance between health, education and social care professionals. The Children Act 2004 […]