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GOOD GOVERNANCE•SCHOOLS•PROTECTING PERSONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 978 0 7559 9740 4 (Web only publication) DPPAS 10902
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What is biometric technology?
Biometric technology systems School fingerprint or palm recognition systems Examples of the use of biometric technology in schools
Legislative context The legal position and the Data Protection Act 1998 The Data Protection Act 1998 Other legislation
Consideration of the introduction of biometric identification systems Issues to be carefully considered before electing to put in place a biometric identification system
Implementation of biometric identification systems Pupil and parent consent Security Accuracy Access and use of data Retention Data protection policy Taking account of the needs of pupils with disabilities Critical risk management
Appendix 1 Schedule 2 of the Data Protection Act 1998
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