Scotland Archive

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

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.  

[Read the rest of this article...]

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.  

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]


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.

[Read the rest of this article...]

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,

[Read the rest of this article...]


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.

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

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.  

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

This one day course is for those who are required to copy, use and provide access to existing third party content in their work.

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

Building upon the Copyright Essentials course, this Masterclass will provide more in-depth training on copyright law.  

[Read the rest of this article...]

This dynamic and interactive training course provides an introduction to the principles of copyright law and practice.

[Read the rest of this article...]

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. 

[Read the rest of this article...]


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. 

[Read the rest of this article...]

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.  

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

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.

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]

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

[Read the rest of this article...]


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.

[Read the rest of this article...]

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.

[Read the rest of this article...]

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.

[Read the rest of this article...]

This FAQ explains how to calculate 'working days' for the purpose of FOI requests.  Consideration is given to both the English and Scottish position. 

[Read the rest of this article...]

Where criticism and review applies to material included in a thesis then it will be possible to include it within an institutional repository without permission from the copyright owners unless the terms of the repository re-license the materials for a purpose not covered by a statutory exception.

[Read the rest of this article...]

The Information Tribunal has upheld a public authority’s reliance on the personal information exemption. 

[Read the rest of this article...]

An "offensive and salacious" Facebook page, with over 100 members, could have cost twice as much without an apology.

[Read the rest of this article...]

On day one expert speakers consider the latest challenges facing FOI professionals.  On the second day, delegates have the opportunity to attend two half-day workshops.

[Read the rest of this article...]


It is important to recognise that in any situation where a data controller is using a data processor, the data controller remains responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA).

[Read the rest of this article...]

This course takes about 20 minutes to complete and there is a short test at the end.  

[Read the rest of this article...]

Learn more about your rights as an individual and your obligations as an employee in this 30 minute data protection course.

[Read the rest of this article...]

This online course takes about 20 minutes to complete and there is a short test at the end.  

[Read the rest of this article...]

This all day event will focus on open educational resources including MOOCs, open source software and open sharing.

[Read the rest of this article...]

A review of the self-regulatory process for the UK's Collective Management Organisations and their compliance with the British Copyright Council's Principles.

[Read the rest of this article...]

Twelve US businesses have been found to have falsely claimed compliance with the Safe Harbour data protection provisions.

[Read the rest of this article...]

The theme of the conference is: Legal Regulation & Education: Doing the right thing? Are educationalists doing the right thing in developing moocs, spocs, virtual learning environments etc.?

[Read the rest of this article...]


This guidance is intended to assist 3D digitisation projects with intellectual property rights issues, including copyright, design rights, moral rights, trade marks and patents.

[Read the rest of this article...]

A day course held in London on privacy impact assessment and data protection.  

[Read the rest of this article...]

This half-day workshop focusses on the Regulation and likely changes to the UK data protection regime. 

[Read the rest of this article...]

The conference themes are focussed on OER as a collaborative catalyst for building communities of open practice.

[Read the rest of this article...]

This free interactive forum aims to bring together participants from public and private sectors to debate upon and shape the future of website accessibility. 

[Read the rest of this article...]

Page 3 of 26First   Previous   1  2  [3]  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next   Last