Unit 5

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Define the data protection act
It limits the use of an individuals personal data by businesses and sets out priciples of storing the information
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What is an information commisioner?
The appointed official who supervises the enforcement of the data protection act
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What is a data controller?
A person or organisation that stores personal data.
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What is a data subject?
A person or organisation that stores personal data.
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What is covered by the legislation?
Bank details, criminal records, racial origins
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What are data subjects entilted to?
1. A right of subject access 2. A right of correction 3. A right to prevent distress 4. A right to prevent direct marketing 5. A right to compensation 6. A right of complaint 6. A right to prevent automated decisions
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The appointed official who supervises the enforcement of the data protection act

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