Data protection in school and after-school activities

The City of Reykjavik (“City”) strives to ensure, in every respect, the reliability, confidentiality and security of all personal data processed by the City. Therefore, the City has adopted the following Privacy Policy, in accordance with the provisions of Act No. 90/2018 on Data Protection and the Processing of Personal Data (“Data Protection Act”).

Privacy Policy

With this Policy, Reykjavik City emphasizes the importance of ensuring that all processing of personal data within the municipality complies with the provisions of the Data Protection Act, as well as the policy development of the relevant departments and offices in the central administration. The Policy applies to any processing of personal data on behalf of Reykjavik City, including the activities of the City’s councils and committees, as well as activities where a third party has been entrusted with performing tasks on behalf of Reykjavik City.

Photography and image publication in the City’s school and recreational activities

These guidelines and instructions apply to all types of photography and image publication of children in preschools, primary schools, after-school programs, community centers, school music bands, and other activities of the Department of Education and Youth. Each workplace is responsible for personal data that is processed there.

Information Security Policy for the Student Registry

Reykjavik City primary schools maintain a student registry to keep track of information about their students, academic progress, and other necessary information related to their education. With this documented Information Security Policy, Reykjavik primary schools want to emphasize the importance of data protection in the processing of the school's student registry.

Information Security Policy for Reykjavik City Preschools

Reykjavik City preschools collect and maintain information related to the operation of the preschools. With this documented Information Security Policy, the preschool wants to emphasize the importance of data protection and information security in the processing of this information.

Processing personal data in Reykjavík City primary schools

Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, which applies to the rights of natural persons regarding primary schools.

Data protection and e-learning

Due care must be given to the choice of e-learning technology n order to ensure the safety of children and youth.

The City of Reykjavik has established a Privacy Policy based on privacy legislation. The principal is responsible for the use of e-learning technologies as well as fulfilling the information obligations towards parents.

Vinnsla persónuupplýsinga hjá dagforeldrum í Reykjavík

Hér má nálgast fræðslu um vinnslu persónuupplýsinga skóla- og frístundasviðs Reykjavíkurborgar í tengslum við eftirlit með starfsemi dagforeldra og niðurgreiðslur til þeirra vegna barna með lögheimili í Reykjavík.


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