Data protection and GDPR

Practical resources and advice to help you understand the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation, which replaced the Data Protection Act in May 2018.

Latest blog posts

Regulatory developments blog

Follow our Jisc involve blog for updates on GDPR and other regulatory developments, as well as thoughts and ideas from the place where regulation, technology and education meet.


Quick Guide

Data protection

A quick guide to the law around how colleges, universities and other learning providers collect and use information


Preparing for GDPR

Assistance for colleges, universities and other higher education institutions in understanding some of the key changes

Data protection and a no-deal Brexit

Watch a presentation that our chief regulatory adviser, Andrew Cormack, recorded for Universities UK (UUK) on the effect that Brexit will have on the GDPR.



Data Matters, 26-27 January 2021

Join this online conference, jointly run by Jisc, HESA and QAA, the UK’s higher education digital, data and quality experts, to discuss the topical issues around data and its use in shaping the future of higher education

Data protection and Jisc