data protection

Data Protection

As the management committee, you are ultimately responsible under the Data Protection Act 1998 and need to ensure that your organisation's practices are compliant.  More....

For a link to the Information Commissioner's online fact sheet on data protection click here.

 

Data Protection Help! Sheet

As the management committee, you have a responsibility to ensure that your organisation's practices are compliant with data protection laws.

Data Protection laws aim to strike a balance between the rights of individuals and the interests of those with legitimate reasons for using their personal information.  Individuals, for example, are given the rights to access certain information held on them.