The Data Protection Act 1998 applies to information about individuals ("personal data"). It sets out the requirements for handling personal data and gives individuals the right to access information that the University holds about them.
The Data Protection Act sets out eight principles governing the use of personal information.
The definition of personal data, sensitive personal data, data subject, and other key terms used in the Data Protection Act.
We must tell the UK Information Commissioner about all the purposes for which we processes personal data.
Archived issues of ‘Data Protection and Privacy Practice’ newsletters, from Masons Solicitors. Restricted to University staff.
This article was published on Jun 26, 2012