This policy has been created by Rotary GB&I to ensure the safety of all people involved in online calls with children and vulnerable people. Rotarians must not have one-to-one calls with young and/or vulnerable people – at least one parent/guardian/carer must be in the presence of the child/vulnerable adult during the call at all times.
The guidance given is for group calls involving multiple Rotarians, young and/or vulnerable people. The advice contained within is based on Rotary GB&I safeguarding policy, the current GDPR and also information provided by the NSPCC.
For the purposes of this policy, the definition of a ‘young person’ is 17 years or younger. The definition of an ‘adult’ is 18 years or older. For the definition of a ‘vulnerable adult’, see Rotary GB&I Safeguarding Guidance Manual.
It is expected that the Safeguarding Policy for Children and the Safeguarding Policy for Vulnerable Adults have both been read, understood and adopted.
more Compliance Statement signed by the Secretary on behalf of the club, confirming that Club Council has read and adopted the RIBI documents
more Ensuring that all reasonable steps are taken to safeguard the participants, members of the public, volunteers, Rotarians and anyone who may be in the vicinity of a Rotary event or activity
more Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI) is committed to promoting equality, fairness and respect.
more On 25th May 2018 data protection regulations are changing. These changes give you more rights, including the ability to amend or withdraw from how we use your data and to ask to see, update or remove it.
more Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (“we”) promise to respect the confidentiality of any personal data you share with us
more The Clubs believe that children have the right to be secure from abuse, and RIBI are committed to protecting all the children in their care from harm.
more The Club believes that vulnerable adults must be safeguarded from all forms of abuse. It recognises that it must at all times protect vulnerable adults from the risk of abuse and identify and deal with specific instances of abuse if they occur.
more This document has been produced to clarify those lines in some detail, in order that we may protect our Rotary values and our standing in the wider community.
more Disability is an Equality and Diversity issue. As Rotarians we need to give this full and proper consideration in order not only that we comply with the law, but also our obligations as Rotarians
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