The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) were introduced in 2018. The aim was to increase the protection of your data.
It did this by changing the way that organisations manage personal data:
The biggest changes with GDPR are:
Connexions Sandwell (acting on behalf of the Local Authority) has a legal responsibility under the Education & Skills Act 2008 to encourage, enable or assist the effective participation of young people into education or training.
In order to achieve this, certain information needs to be collected from you to ensure that you receive the support you need in order to make the best choice for you.