Data Protection Act

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  • Data Protection Act
    • Data can only be held for lawfull and sepcified purposesd only
  • data should be obtained and prosessed lawfully and fairly
    • Data Protection Act
      • Data can only be held for lawfull and sepcified purposesd only
  • this means that you should be told about the data being collected
    • data should be obtained and prosessed lawfully and fairly
    • this means you have to be told why they want that information
      • companies must update their data so they do not have the wrong information
        • data should be correct and kept upto date
        • if the data being processed on the people is incorrect they have the right to have it changed
          • data must be processed in accordance with the rights of the data subject
          • this means that if a company wishes to share data with a orgaisation in a different country , the country must have have a similar data protection law .

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