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ICO - Parents can snap away this Christmas
The Data Protection Act does not prevent family and friends from taking photographs at school concerts or plays this Christmas, the Information Commissioner said yesterday.
Information Commissioner, Christopher Graham said:
"Having a child perform at a school play or a festive concert is a very proud moment for parents and is understandably a memory that many want to capture on camera. It is disappointing to hear that the myth that such photos are forbidden by the Data Protection Act still prevails in some schools.