ICT - Data Protection Act

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  • The Eight Principles
    • 1. Personal data should be processed and kept fairly and lawfully
      • You should be told about any data that is being collected and your permission should be gained.
    • 2. Personal data can only be held for lawful purposes and specified reasons
      • The Data Controller have to state why they are collecting and storing data - if its used for any other purposes they are breaking the law.
    • 3. Personal data should be adequate, relevant and not excessive for the required purpose
      • They should only collect data that they need and no more.
    • 4. Personal data should be accurate and kept up to date
      • Companies should do their best to not record wrong facts.
    • 5. Personal data should not be kept for any longer than necessary.
      • They should only keep data for a reasonable length of time.
    • 6. Data must be processed in accordance with the rights of the data subject
      • People have the right to inspect the information held on them, if incorrect they have the right to change it.
    • 7.  Appropriate security measures must be taken against unauthorised access
      • Information has to be kept safe from hackers and people who no rights to see it. Dta must be safeguarded.
    • 8.  Personal data can't be transferred to countries outside the E.U. unless they have a similar legislation.
      • If the company wants to share data ina nother country they must also must have similar Data Protection Laws in place.
  • 1. Personal data should be processed and kept fairly and lawfully
    • You should be told about any data that is being collected and your permission should be gained.

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Matthew Coulson


Good but  some typeos

Matthew Coulson


Good but  some typeos

Matthew Coulson


Good but  some typeos

Matthew Coulson


Good but  some typeos

Mr A Gibson

A great overview of the DPA which could be printed off and then used as a reference guide - learn by familiarity! Use with the "Test Yourself" function to review your learning.

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