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Minister will be questioned next week on the forthcoming changes to copyright.
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This FAQ considers anonymous/pseudonymous FOI requests and whether the institution has an obligation to respond to such requests.
A proposed new directive is intended to ensure that confidential information is adequately protected EU wide.
The Copyright (Regulation of Relevant Licensing Bodies) Regulations 2014 came into force on the 6 April 2014.
This course provides focussed training on issues relating to digital copyright.
This event is suitable for staff of Scottish public authorities who receive and respond to FOI requests.
As of today more bodies in Scotland will be subject to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
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.
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.
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.
Changes to education relevant copyright law to come into force on 1 June 2014.
This seminar examines next steps in data protection regulation for Europe and UK.
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.
A Times Higher Education article outlines possible IP policy approaches to what happens to MOOC learning materials when the creator moves institution.
The Government has confirmed that it is doubtful that changes to copyright law will be introduced at the beginning of April 2014.
The Government has issued new standard contract terms that public bodies can use when procuring IT or business processing services from third parties.
The ICO guidance on "Access to information held in complaint files" deals with this issue.
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,
A charity received a monetary penalty notice of £200,000 from the ICO after a serious breach of the Data Protection Act.
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.
As of today the Government has provided an update on the progress of the new exceptions to copyright regulations.
This IPO guidance provides help in understanding the copyright issues in uploading images and in using images found on-line.
This one day course is for those who are required to copy, use and provide access to existing third party content in their work.
This FAQ discusses the key issues to consider with regards to employee references.
This code of practice will help institutions to comply with their data protection obligations and meet individuals’ expectations of privacy.
Building upon the Copyright Essentials course, this Masterclass will provide more in-depth training on copyright law.
This dynamic and interactive training course provides an introduction to the principles of copyright law and practice.
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.
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.
Jisc Legal's Top Tips for managing the legal aspects of social media use effectively.
It will soon be a criminal offence to require someone to make a subject access request and reveal the result.
This FAQ discusses Janet’s Google Apps Agreement and how it applies to colleges and universities.
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.
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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