Data protection in school and recreational activities

The City of Reykjavík 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, Reykjavík 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 Reykjavík 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 Reykjavík 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, youth centers, school music bands, and other activities of the Department of Education & Youth. Each workplace is responsible for personal data that is processed there.

Information Security Policy for the Student Registry

Reykjavík 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, Reykjavík primary schools want to emphasize the importance of data protection in the processing of the school's student registry.

Information Security Policy for Reykjavík City Preschools

Reykjavík 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

This education is provided with reference to Act No 90/2018 on Data Protection and the Processing of Personal Data (here referred to as the Data Protection Act) and the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data pertaining to the rights of individuals versus primary school.

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 Reykjavík 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 í leikskólum Reykjavíkur

Hér má finna fræðslu um þá vinnslu persónuupplýsinga sem á sér stað í leikskólum Reykjavíkurborgar.

Processing of personal data by day parents in Reykjavík

You can access education on the processing of personal information by the Department of Education & Youth of Reykjavík City, related to the supervision of day parents and subsidies to them for children domiciled in Reykjavík.