Data Protection Policy Template

This is a Data Protection Policy Template to adapt for your own use.

Community organisations have a legal obligation to ensure that the way they process personal data is compliant with GDPR legislation. Developing a robust Data Protection Policy and ensuring that procedures to safeguard data are understood by staff, volunteers and trustees is essential.

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This template covers the main areas you may need to consider in this area, but you will need to read it in the context of your own organisation, which may mean amendments to make it fully relevant are necessary. It does not constitute legal advice and further steps may be necessary to ensure you comply with current UK legislation.