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Data Protection Act 1998


The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great ... Anyone holding personal data for other purposes is legally obliged to comply with this Act, subject to s...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: The need for the Data Protection Act


The purpose of the Data Protection Act. The 1998 Data Protection Act was passed by Parliament to control the way information is handled and to give legal rights ...

Bristol University | University Secretary's Office | Data protection


The Data Protection Act (“the Act”) came into force on 1 March 2000. ... The purpose for which personal data is collected and processed should be made clear to ...

The Data Protection Act 1998, Data Protection - University of Oxford


Mar 3, 2015 ... The Data Protection Act (DPA) gives individuals the right to know what information is held about them, and ... 2. processed for limited purposes;.

Data Protection | Information Compliance


The Principles The Data Protection Act 1998 sets out rules for processing personal ... for the purpose of direct marketing, and to correct inaccurate personal data.

Data Protection Act 1998 - Legislation.gov.uk


An Act to make new provision for the regulation of the processing of information ... changes not yet made by the legislation.gov.uk editorial team to Data Protection Act 1998. ... Right to prevent processing for purposes of direct marketing. 12.

Data Protection Act - Out-Law.com


Overview. Data protection laws exist to strike a balance between the rights of individuals to privacy and the ability of organisations to use data for the purposes of ...

Personal Data Protection Act Overview


Feb 29, 2016 ... It recognises both the rights of individuals to protect their personal ... use or disclose personal data for legitimate and reasonable purposes.

Data protection - Citizens Information


May 8, 2015 ... These rights are contained in the Data Protection Acts 1988 and ... If your information is being held for the purposes of direct marketing, you can ...

Data Protection Act, 1988 - Irish Statute Book


DATA PROTECTION ACT, 1988 ... 1. Interpretation and application of Act. Protection of Privacy of Individuals with regard to Personal Data ... 1981, AND FOR THAT PURPOSE TO REGULATE IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS PROVISIONS THE ...

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Data protection - GOV.UK


Dec 7, 2015 ... The Data Protection Act (DPA) controls how personal information can be ... used fairly and lawfully; used for limited, specifically stated purposes ...

Data protection principles | ICO


Schedule 1 to the Data Protection Act lists the data protection principles in the ... Personal data processed for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for ...

Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003: Informal Consolidation - Data ...


This document is an informal consolidation of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and .... (2) For the purposes of this Act, data are inaccurate if they are incorrect or ...