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Amberhawk have announced their schedule of DP, FOI and information security related training for October to December 2014, and offered in various locations.
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The ICO has found that student personal information including sensitive medical information was disclosed to a third party.
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.
A proposed new directive is intended to ensure that confidential information is adequately protected EU wide.
This code of practice will help institutions to comply with their data protection obligations and meet individuals’ expectations of privacy.
This course takes about 20 minutes to complete and there is a short test at the end.
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.
Ministry of Justice guidance details how a website operator can use the new Defamation Act 2013 defence in relation to user-generated content.
This interactive course sheds some light on the laws and best practice in the area of subject access.
This workshop is designed to teach delegates the basics of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the exemptions.
The British Library is hosting a seminar on the 29 November 2013 on the amended Re-use of Public Sector Information Directive.
The ICO has released guidance on how information on smartphones can be kept more safely and securely.
New regulations covering what fees public authorities can charge for supplying datasets, in a reusable format, have just been published.
MOJ publishes its eagerly awaited Code of Practice on Datasets.
The ICO has published new guidance to help deal with requests from individuals for their data.
This FAQ provides information on storing and processing electronic documents including contracts.
A decision by the Supreme Court provides guidance on how information about staff salaries can be disclosed.
The ICO has fined NHS Surrey £200,000 after sensitive information was left on a computer that was to be disposed of.
Scottish Information Commissioner finds that disclosure of itemised expenses would amount to personal data and should not be released.
All documentation relating to the delivery of an ESF project must be kept for a period of three years after the Managing Authority has received final payment.
New guidance published by MySociety highlights the risks associated with the unintentional disclosure of sensitive hidden data in spreadsheets.
New search tool available for Information Tribunal Decisions, First Tier.
A new Intellectual Property Bill proposes changes to the UK's intellectual property regime. The changes are being brought in an attempt to simplify patent and design protection laws and to help businesses be better off as a result of the changes.
Government commits April 2013 as the date for introducing Legal Deposit regulations for non-print materials. The Non-Print Legal Deposit regulations enable the British Library and the UK legal deposit libraries to collect, store and preserve the nation's memory in the digital age. The content will include online articles and books, and websites.
This flowchart highlights steps to follow and relevant permissions required when seeking to release non public material in SCOOTER, an OER.
The Freedom of Information (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill, passed in January 2013, provides that the Scottish Ministers must regularly inform Parliament how many new bodies come under FOISA, but does not increase the scope itself.
The Cabinet Office has issued a draft code of practice for public authorities to help them meet the new statutory duty to publish datasets.
A website’s ‘temporary security flaw’ does not merit a civil monetary penalty, says the ICO, where this concerns a limited amount of non-sensitive personal information being compromised.
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