If a college or university knows that there will be students requiring a work in a particular format then preparations can be made in advance for their taking part in a particular course.

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This one day introduction to data protection law is offered by TFPL training.  It includes training in dealing with enquiries and storing information in compliance with the legislation and codes of practice.

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This new Q and A document answers key questions for researchers where research data cannot be anonymised, including guidance on who is responsible, how to store and share research data, and how to meet a subject access request.

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This FAQ considers the extent to which Article 6 applies when a student's civil rights and obligations are being determined, for example during the disciplinary process.

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This new Q and A document answers key questions for researchers when collecting, storing, sharing, archiving or deleting personal data.

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This template is designed to assist those in universities (and other education providers) deciding between MOOC platform providers to compare the legal aspects of the choice

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The Court of Appeal has ruled that, where appropriate, a public authority's evidence can be given in private, without the applicant or his/her legal representative present.

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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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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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Draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Quotation and Parody) Regulations 2014, part of the suite of legislation to implement the Hargreaves review, are due to come into force on 1 October 2014.

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A recent decision means that a requestor can specify the particular software format in which electronic information should be provided under FOI.

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This document is available in the following formats: Microsoft Word Adobe PDFHTML Jisc Legal Monthly Newsletter: August 2014Legal Guidance f...

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The Act Now Data Protection Practitioner Certificate is a new practical qualification for those that work with Data Protection and privacy issues on a day-to-day basis.

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This guidance aims to ensure that the potential privacy issues surrounding big data are recognised and handled in accordance with data protection laws.

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Colleges and universities who sell goods and services via their websites must provide increased information to consumers.

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Without providing a fair compensation scheme for rights holders, the private copying exception may not be permitted, according to a UK parliamentary committee.

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The ISEB CERTIFICATE IN DATA PROTECTION is ideal for those who wish to have their knowledge and expertise recognised through a formal qualification.

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If you are copying under the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended by the new Regulations) s.31B then yes there is a requirement to keep records. If a single copy is made for a disabled person under s.31A there is no such requirement.

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The course will provide a detailed overview of the latest copyright legislative developments.

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This workshop provides a comprehensive understanding of the elements of social media governance, and more, by examining a variety of case studies and sources.

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Jisc Legal was delighted to sponsor the Mobile Technologies Award at Jisc RSC Northern e-Learning Awards.

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The UK's highest appellate court found that forced disclosure of all spent convictions, including cautions, under the Enhanced Criminal Record Certificate breaches Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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  The ERA has announced the tariffs to apply to new single ERA Licences issued from 1 August 2014 for Further Education and Sixth Form students.

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This document is a collection of the questions asked by delegates to the Jisc Legal Copyright Changes Online Masterclass.

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The European Court of Justice has rejected claims raised by a Dutch software provider, Sarc, that the European Commission had mishandled its complaint about a software licensing deal between a rival company.  

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Grampian Information is delighted to announce that they have secured Alan Rae to deliver a copyright update event in Aberdeen.

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The recording, transcripts and slides are now available.

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This Copyright Law Essentials document provides a summary of copyright and its relevance to the work of UK colleges, universities and other supported learning providers

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A college or university will require a TV licence and a PRS and PPL licence to show live sporting events broadcast on free-to-view television channels in public spaces.

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This 'Overview' paper describes copyright law and its relevance and application to the use of ICT in UK FE and HE.

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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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Tariff applies to new single ERA Licences issued from 1 August 2014.  

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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 'Overview' paper outlines intellectual property law and its relevance to the use of ICT in the UK tertiary education sector.

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A preliminary opinion from the ECJ's Advocate General suggests digitising and making books available via dedicated terminals may be permitted under Article 5 of the Copyright Directive, but user copying is a step too far.

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Government publishes its response to the consultation on implementing a domestic orphan works licensing scheme and the EU Directive on certain permitted uses of orphan works.

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has produced a guide on the difference between data controllers and data processors which includes practical examples to help distinguish whether an organisation is a data controller or a data processor.

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This Intellectual Property Law Essentials guide provides a simplified summary of intellectual property law and its relevance to the work of UK colleges and universities.

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ICO publishes guidance on the fees that may be charged when the cost of complying with an FOI request exceeds the appropriate limit.

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Our webinar starts at 10am today. Live chat will follow.

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This video will give a quick run through of the changes and why they matter, concentrating on real, day-to-day teaching and learning scenarios.

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The ICO has found that student personal information including sensitive medical information was disclosed to a third party.

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The Scottish Council on Archives would like to hear views from colleges and universities who have used or attempted to use their records retention schedules.

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Came into force on 31 December 2009.   

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EU Court of Justice rules that Google must remove links from a person’s name where information is inadequate, irrelevant or excessive.

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Our interactive webcast is live today from 2pm.  

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The Intellectual Property Act 2014 received Royal Assent on the 14 May 2014.

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The UK Parliament has approved changes to the current copyright exceptions which impact on the education sector.

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The Information Commissioner has recently issued a security report which identifies important areas of computer security that have frequently arisen during investigations of data breaches. 

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This interactive webcast is aimed at copyright officers, library staff, learning support staff and all others with a particular interest in copyright.

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