Data Protection Overview. Data Protection & Information Security Officer. Outline. Reasons for/History of Data Protection Definitions Data Protection Principles Rights of Data Subjects Data Subject Access Request. Data Protection? Why?.
Data Protection & Information Security Officer
Data Protection Act 1984
Data Protection Act 1998
Initially the Data Protection Registrar
Subsequently the Data Protection Commissioner
Now the Information Commissioner
Data which relate to a living individual who can be identified:
“Inpractice, virtually any reference to an identifiable living individual may constitute personal data”.
Any request by a data subject for access to information must:
Must be responded to within 40 days - BUT
Information Commissioner’s web site http://www.dataprotection.gov.uk or http://www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk
The Council’s Data Protection & Information Security Manual