Can anyone help with the following? Are you using google docs or forms or know of schools that are?
A colleague has raised a concern regarding the use of Google forms within school. I.e concerns about using cloud technologies and services that store data electronically that is not within the UK or EU territory. They reference the associated implications in the event of a data Protection breach and advise that the data is virtually impossible to recover; so raise the potentially difficult legal situation in terms of the school complying with the Data Protection Act.
How do schools assess and manage the risks? What do we need to put in place to use such technologies and comply with Data Protection legislation/requirements on a school? I am not sure how straightforward this is to solve, but imagine it cannot be too hard as many schools are using e.g. Google docs and forms.
Please could you share what your school does or any related links/docs/blogs you know of? Many thanks!

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