Data Protection

monitor screens This section deals with the application of the Data Protection Act 1998 and associated law to UK FE and HE institutions, with particular focus on the development and use of information and communication technologies.  JISC Legal offers sector-specific guidance to assist you in this area of law, a varied range of FAQs with examples, model policies, codes of practice and useful links to other resources.  You can access these below.


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Data Protection Training for University Staff

Jisc Legal has produced an online training course for university staff in the essentials of data protection law.

Data Protection Training for College Staff

Jisc Legal has produced an online training course for Further Education college staff in the essentials of data protection law. 

New RIPA Codes of Practice to Come into Force

Revised versions of Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) codes of practice to come into force on 10 December 2014.

Hotel Booking Firm Fined Over Data Breach

Worldview Limited recently fined £7,500 by ICO for failing to appropriately secure personal data.  

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