Designating a privacy officer
Once the Moodle privacy features have been set up, someone will have to deal with the day-to-day requests from users and any other privacy-related issues. Moodle has named this function privacy officer, and we are sticking to this term here.
The Moodle administrator regularly takes on this role for smaller instances, often a separate function in larger systems. Either way, we recommend setting up a dedicated user account to deal with any privacy-related tasks.
To establish a privacy officer in Moodle, the following three steps are required:
- Create a new Privacy Officer role.
- Assign the role to your designated privacy officer(s) in the System context.
- Activate Moodle’s privacy officer functionality.
The context type where the role may be assigned must be set to System. The following screenshot arrangement shows the capabilities that must be set to Allow. The simplest way to find them is to search for