Data Protection Act

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  • Data Protection Act
    • 1) Data must not be processed unless there is a specific lawful reason to do so.
    • 2) Data can only be obtained and used for specific purposes.
    • 3) Data should be adequate, relevant and not excessive for the specific use.
    • 4) Data must be accurate and kept up to date.
    • 5) Data shouldn't be kept longer than necessary.
    • 6) Data processing should meet legal rights
    • 7) Data holders must protect the data against loss or theft
    • 8) Data should not be transfered abroad, except to other EU countries.


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