Please note that Jisc Legal offices are closed on Friday 18 April 2014 and Monday 21 April 2014 due to public holidays. We will be back in the office on Tuesday, 22 April 2014.

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This webinar will provide a brief Introduction to Jisc Services, and will offer an overview of the extensive range of resources that can assist in exploiting both technologies and effective practice in order to embed inclusion into everyday practice.

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This summary examines the potential impact for FE and HE of the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property and Growth, May 2011 and summarises the current progress with regards to implementation.

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A proposed new directive is intended to ensure that confidential information is adequately protected EU wide.

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Draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Research, Education, Libraries and Archives) Regulations 2014, part of the suite of legislation to implement the Hargreaves review, will come into force on 1 June 2014 if approved by Parliament.

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The main effect of these particular regulations is to extend the current law, which applies only to the visually impaired, to all disabled persons with physical or mental impairment which prevents them enjoying a copyright work to the same extent as someone without the disability.

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This proposed amendment allows individuals to make personal copies of copyright works (other than computer programs) of works they legally own, for non-commercial, personal purposes.

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The Copyright (Regulation of Relevant Licensing Bodies) Regulations 2014 came into force on the 6 April 2014.

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This course provides focussed training on issues relating to digital copyright.

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All school and college staff have a responsibility to provide a safe environment in which people can learn.

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This event is suitable for staff of Scottish public authorities who receive and respond to FOI requests.  

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Amberhawk  are now accredited to deliver the courses in Information Security Management leading to the BCS/ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles.

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As of today more bodies in Scotland will be subject to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

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Delegates will discuss the future for MOOCs and the increased use of technology-enhanced learning more widely in HE.

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The EU Directive on the collective management of copyright and multi-territorial licensing of online music has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.  

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This guidance is for staff in universities and further education colleges involved in developing Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), and considers the legal issues focussing particularly on the intellectual property rights and data protection issues.

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These regulations, which are one of several measures introduced by Government, to modernise the UK’s copyright regime, are made against the backdrop of the Collective Rights Management Directive.

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The short answer is that it depends what you are doing with the online newspaper content.  Making multiple copies or copying large portions of online newspaper will require permission from the rights holders usually in the form of the NLA End User Licence.

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This seminar will be a timely opportunity for delegates to discuss latest policy developments and emerging challenges facing the UK's copyright framework.  

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Changes to education relevant copyright law to come into force on 1 June 2014.

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This seminar examines next steps in data protection regulation for Europe and UK.

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This seminar examines the emerging cyber security priorities for the UK and Europe. 

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This training is designed for those who are already involved within the field of FOI  or data protection.

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This DP Update day-conference aims to keep practitioners abreast of the latest developments in data protection and related matters over the last six months.  

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Times Higher Education article outlines possible IP policy approaches to what happens to MOOC learning materials when the creator moves institution.

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The Government has confirmed that it is doubtful that changes to copyright law will be introduced at the beginning of April 2014.  

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The Government has issued  new standard contract terms that  public bodies can use when procuring IT or business processing services from third parties.

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The ICO guidance on "Access to information held in complaint files" deals with this issue.  

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This video highlights Jisc Legal's resources for colleges and universities on the legal issues that arise when considering a bring your own device policy.

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INT                   Why has JISC Legal got involved in BYO...

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Jisc Legal has produced a short video on 3D Digitisation and Intellectual Property Rights which examines the IPR issues when embarking upon 3D digitisation projects,

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Jisc Legal has produced a short video 3D Digitisation and Intellectual Property Rights which focuses on the intellectual property rights that may require consideration when embarking upon 3D digitisation projects.

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[MUSIC PLAYING]  ^MOO 0:00:03.6 ^MOO 0:00:06.8 3D digitisation involves making a digital model of a 3 dimensional object.  This can then be ...

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A charity received a monetary penalty notice of £200,000 from the ICO after a serious breach of the Data Protection Act.

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Contracts agreed between public sector bodies and their suppliers should be more transparent with regards to which one of them holds the information for the purposes of FOI, says the ICO.  

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As of today the Government has provided an update on the progress of the new exceptions to copyright regulations.

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This IPO guidance provides help in understanding the copyright issues in uploading images and in using images found on-line.

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This FAQ discusses the key issues to consider with regards to employee references.  

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This checklist provides an at-a-glance comparison of the legally relevant terms and conditions of the major MOOC platform providers.

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This code of practice will help institutions to comply with their data protection obligations and meet individuals’ expectations of privacy.

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The Court of Appeal held that a name is personal data unless it is so common that without further information, such as use in a work context, a person would remain unidentifiable despite its disclosure. 

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The Information Rights Tribunal has ruled that the names of three junior members of staff who dealt with complaints made to the Financial Services Authority should have been disclosed as part of a Freedom of Information request. 

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As part of our ongoing commitment to the use of social media within the sector we can confirm that our Social Media for Staff Legal Guidance and Social Media Guidance documents are now published and available from our website.  

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Jisc Legal's Top Tips for managing the use of social media effectively.

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A short reference guide for universities, colleges and learning providers to ensure risks are recognised and managed appropriately, while clarifying for staff what the boundaries are.

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It will soon be a criminal offence to require someone to make a subject access request and reveal the result.

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This FAQ discusses Janet’s Google Apps Agreement and how it applies to colleges and universities.  

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The European Court of Justice has ruled that hyperlinking to a copyright protected work does not infringe communication right where the rightsholder has made the work freely available on another website.

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This Jisc Legal template will assist learning providers make decisions on how social media will be implemented and regulated, and to write a social media policy that is fit for purpose.

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This template is to help learning providers consider relevant issues, make decisions (according to their own risk appetite) on how social media use will be implemented and regulated, and to write a social media policy that is fit for their purpose.

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