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Data Protection - An Overview

Data Protection legislation aims to protect and safeguard individual’s personal data.

Data Controllers and Data Processors

The Data Protection Act 2018 (“DPA”) applies to Data Controllers and Data Processors.

What is Personal Data?

The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) applies to ‘Personal Data’.

The Legal Principles

The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) sets out a number of core principles that Data Controllers and Data Processors must comply with when processing data. These are the main

Data Subject’s Rights

The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) sets out a number of core principles that Data Controllers and Data Processors must comply with when processing data. These are the main responsibilities

Data Subject Access Requests

Data Subjects have a right to request access to their personal data which a data controller holds on them.

International Transfers

The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) contains strict rules for transferring data to countries outside of the EU.

Data Breaches

A ‘personal data breach' means a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise

GDPR Factsheet

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force on 25 May 2018 across the EU (including the UK) and represents a significant overhaul of data protection laws. Below



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