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This Q and A provides an overview of data protection and how it may apply in a variety of scenarios relevant to work based learning (WBL) providers.
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Jisc Legal has produced an online training course for university staff in the essentials of data protection law.
This one day training course provides an introduction to copyright within the context of caring for collections.
This conference is takes an objective look at copyright in the digital age.
In light of the recent changes to copyright law, this FAQ examines whether colleges are legally required to hold a CLA licence.
Worldview Limited recently fined £7,500 by ICO for failing to appropriately secure personal data.
Amberhawk have announced their schedule of DP, FOI and information security related training for October to December 2014, and offered in various locations.
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.
Colleges and universities who sell goods and services via their websites must provide increased information to consumers.
ICO publishes guidance on the fees that may be charged when the cost of complying with an FOI request exceeds the appropriate limit.
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.
Our interactive webcast is live today from 2pm.
The Intellectual Property Act 2014 received Royal Assent on the 14 May 2014.
Minister will be questioned next week on the forthcoming changes to copyright.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Government has issued new standard contract terms that public bodies can use when procuring IT or business processing services from third parties.
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 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.
It will soon be a criminal offence to require someone to make a subject access request and reveal the result.
This FAQ explains how to calculate 'working days' for the purpose of FOI requests. Consideration is given to both the English and Scottish position.
The Information Tribunal has upheld a public authority’s reliance on the personal information exemption.
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.
This course takes about 20 minutes to complete and there is a short test at the end.
This all day event will focus on open educational resources including MOOCs, open source software and open sharing.
A review of the self-regulatory process for the UK's Collective Management Organisations and their compliance with the British Copyright Council's Principles.
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.?
A day course held in London on privacy impact assessment and data protection.
This half-day workshop focusses on the Regulation and likely changes to the UK data protection regime.
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