Protection of children's biometric information in schools

Guidance for schools and sixth-form colleges wishing to use automated biometric recognition systems.


Protection of biometric information of children in schools


The legal duties of schools and colleges that wish to use biometric information about pupils with automated biometric recognition systems.

The duties on schools in the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 set out in this guidance came into effect from 1 September 2013.

Published 13 December 2012