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E-safety and GDPR


We must always be careful when using the internet. It can help you in many ways and gives you a way to keep in touch with your friends, but it can also cause problems and upset. 


Always tell your family if you have made a new friend online and never go to meet them alone. 


Help is always available at Riverbank if you are upset or confused about what is happening online, Please tell a member of staff. 


Below are some links to further support you in keeping your child safe online:

CEOP is a law enforcement agency that is available to keep children and young people safe from sexual exploitation and abuse. If you have any concerns regarding this matter, please complete the form below:


What is GDPR?

GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It is the toughest privacy and security law in the world and is in place to protect you and your right to privacy. 


GDPR Key Principles:

  • Lawfulness, transparency and fairness
  • Only using data for the specific lawful purpose that it was obtained, the most lenient of which is legitimate interests
  • Only acquiring data that we strictly need
  • Ensuring any data we possess is accurate
  • Storage limitation
  • Integrity and confidentiality
  • Accountability


Why was GDPR needed?

Society is now more data-driven than ever, therefore the vast amount of sensitive data stored upon computers, has resulted in a rise in cyber-attacks and data breaches.