Here you will find documents relating to the services provided by the LGfL.
A Guide to LGfL Security (Sep 2013)
A general guide on LGfL security for schools.
LGfL Security Guidance (Nov 2012)
Detailed information, guidance
and safeguards on the use of remote access products.
This defines the terms and conditions of use for all LGfL services and resources.
LGfL Acceptable Use Policy
This acceptable use policy describes acceptable use of the London Grid for Learning by the organisation which connects to the LGfL for the purpose of providing educational, governmental and other related services to students.
LGfL Information Security Policy
The purpose of the Security Policy is to protect the London Grid for Learning, its LA members and their schools, staff, children, other connecting organisations and the public from information security threats, whether internal or external, deliberate or accidental from all users.
LGfL Service Agreement
This Service agreement sets out the responsibilities, performance, connectivity and availability of Internet Access, email and other associated Internet services to provide a secure and safe service for education users.
The role of LGfL as a data processor for schools.
As 'Data Processors' under the Data Protection Act (1998), London Grid for Learning and its suppliers are legally required to follow strict rules called ‘data protection principles’. They must make sure the information is:
- used fairly and lawfully
- used for limited, specifically stated purposes
- used in a way that is adequate, relevant and not excessive
- kept for no longer than is absolutely necessary
- handled according to people’s data protection rights
- kept safe and secure
- not transferred outside the European Economic Area without adequate protection
The London Grid for Learning uses leading technologies and encryption software to safeguard your data, and prevent any unauthorised access to it. We do not pass on your details to any third party or government department unless you give us permission to do so, or we are obliged or permitted by law to disclose it.