UK GDPR and Compliance

Welcome to our UK GDPR page.  All staff within Embark Federation take their UK GDPR and data protection obligations very seriously and is therefore a main priority across each school.  

Please find below the relevant policies and helpful documents that will inform you on how data is managed and securely kept within our schools.

For any queries or questions related to UK GDPR, please contact the individual school in the first instance using the contact details in the document below.

Our Data Protection Office (DPO) is Mr John Walker whose details are as follows:

Address: 6 Delamore Park, Cornwood, Ivybridge, PL21 9QP

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 0333 772 9763

Trust Wide School GDPR Contacts:


Trust Wide GDPR Policies:

Acceptable Use of IT Policy

Confidentiality Policy and Agreement

Data Protection Policy

Freedom of Information Policy

Information Security Policy

Records Management Policy

Freedom of Information Publication Scheme

Procedures / Informative Documents:

Breach Non Compliance Procedures

Embark Communication Charter

Trust Data Protection Management Overview

Information Sharing Good Practice

Information Sharing Principles

My Rights - A Guide for Data Subjects

My Rights Query Form

Subject Access Request Procedure

Subject Access Request Form

Privacy Notices:

Alternative Provision

Careers and Destinations (Post 16)

Common to All

Filtering and Monitoring

Governors and Trustees

Job Applicants

Post 16 Data Sharing


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