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Data Protection Act Principles
Data must be kept secure, data must be adequate and relevan, data must be kept only for a specific purpose, data must be deleted when no longer needed, data must be processed lawfully
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Rights of the Data Subject
The right to see information held about them, right to demand data to be corrected, right to demand data not to be used for direct marketing
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Important Personnel
Data subject - the person who has data stored about them, data user - the person with access to the data, data controller - person in an organisation who ensures the data is processed lawfully within DPA, information commissioner - enforces DPA in UK
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Computer Misuse Act Offences
1. Unauthorised access 2. Unauthorised access with intent to commit or facilitate a crime 3. unauthorised access with modification 4. making, supplying or obtaining anything that could be used in computer misuse offences
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Offence 1
Sentenced for up to 6 month and/ or a fine
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Offence 2
Up to 5 years in prison and/ or fine
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Offence 3 & 4
Up to 5 years in prison and /or fine
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Copyright, Designs and Patents Act
Protects original work. Purposes - 1. to ensure people are rewarded for their endeavors 2. to give protection to the cpoyright holder if someone copies or steals it
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Rights of the Data Subject

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The right to see information held about them, right to demand data to be corrected, right to demand data not to be used for direct marketing

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Important Personnel

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Computer Misuse Act Offences

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Card 5

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Offence 1

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