This free session gives professionals in the education sector with responsibility for data protection an overview of support and services available from Navigator Law. It will include mention of a number of resources available free (for example, ICO templates and resources specific to schools from the National Cyber Security Centre).
Services explained include:
- The range of options for schools wanting to access advice and/or ‘outsource’ handling Subject Access Request (SARs)
- Data Protection Compliance Audits using the Accountability Framework guidance issued by the ICO (Information Commissioners Office)
- Creation, review and update of legally required documents (such as Registers of Processing Activities) and other internal policies and documents (such as Privacy Notices)
Who should attend?
This free session is suitable for anyone involved with data protection issues within an educational establishment. It is for professionals in the sector wanting to know about the services and support available to help ensure their organisation understands and complies with the ICO guidance and can access practical expert advice on compliance. It is likely to interest DPOs, all management levels (Bursar, HR and ICT teams, for example) and others working in the sector.
Reserving a place
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Who will deliver the session?
Sean Morris, Legal Manager at Navigator, trained as a solicitor in the public sector at Brighton and Hove City Council, the first UK local authority legal team to receive LEXCEL accreditation, the quality mark for excellence in practice management and client care. He completed a seat in Education and Social Work where his responsibilities included defending the local authority at Special Educational Needs Tribunals. He is a dual qualified solicitor with the Law Society of Scotland and holds a Certificate in Data Protection Practice from the Law Society of Ireland.
Having specialised in employment law, Sean joined the litigation team at RBS/NatWest Mentor where he defended Tribunal claims and in addition began to advise on data protection law. This involved supporting businesses from a wide range of sectors, such as retail and health care, and helping prepare for compliance with GDPR. He went on to work for the largest employment law services provider for UK businesses and later joined a commercial private practice (Addleshaw Goddard) where he advised on privacy and data protection law.
Sean’s experience reviewing business compliance has included audits to check compliance with the ICO’s Accountability Framework, drafting and updating internal data protection policies and privacy information, in addition to data mapping and drafting ROPAs for a wide spectrum of clients, ranging from commercial businesses and national energy companies to independent schools and charities. He has managed teams responding to complex data subject access requests on behalf of corporate clients in the retail and banking sectors and supported businesses dealing with data breaches. He regularly delivers training on data protection and employment law, with published work appearing in Business Insider, HR Network, Daily Business, Scottish Affairs, and the Industrial Law Journal.