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GDPR Information

On the 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force in the UK.  These are new data protection regulations build upon the Data Protection Act of 1998.


The GDPR require public authorities and businesses to identify the lawful basis for storing personal data, audit information we already hold and take a ‘data protection by design and default’ approach to personal data.   To learn more about the General Data Protection Regulation, please visit the Information Commissioner's Office website on


At Rivers ESC, we take data protection very seriously and in line with GDPR requirements, we have a Data Protection Officer, Mr Tony Fitzpatrick, who monitors our practice of Data Protection, on behalf of the management committee.


In order to ensure that we comply with the new regulations we have privacy notices and policies in place.