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You can access the JISC Legal Cloud Computing and the Law Toolkit in our Guidance section below. The aim of this toolkit is to help you, as an educational professional, to make confident, informed decisions about implementing cloud computing solutions in your institution. It's suitable for anyone working in a teaching, research, management or support capacity in UK FE or HE.
This guidance is designed to help institutions deal with consent management when sharing personal data across and between institutions and external service providers.
Whether you work in a teaching, research, management or support capacity, the toolkit will help you to make confident, informed decisions about implementing cloud computing solutions in your institution.
This JISC Legal study, funded by JISC's Information Environment Programme, addresses clear questions that arise in relation to learners’ access and identity.
This FAQ considers whether streaming music from Spotify to an audience of students is in breach of copyright legislation.
Under the Data Protection Act 1988 (DPA) a college or university must ensure that the personal data relating to its staff, students and others remains secure including protecting such data from accidental loss (the seventh data protection principle)... (cont'd)
The nature of the cloud is such that it is likely that more than one legal jurisdiction will be involved in relation to any particular external cloud service... (cont'd)
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.
Helping research and education institutions move to cloud and data centre services through guidance.
ACAS guide offers practical tips on the impact of social networking on discipline and grievances, bullying, defamation, data protection and privacy.
The European Commission has launched a consultation on cloud computing. This will feed into the European cloud computing strategy due to be presented in 2012.
A dedicated 'one stop shop' has been produced, telling the public about their FOI rights, and a step by step guide on how to use them.
Queen Mary, University of London, have issued a series of papers on the legal issues associated with Cloud Computing.
This toolkit aims to guide information professionals in assessing cloud computing services for information use and storage, including development of a cloud computing strategy.
The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) has published its report ‘Security and Resilience in Governmental Clouds’ which assesses the operational, legal, and security requirements of cloud computing.
No How To guides listed.
ICO - DP Practitioner Conference (3 March 2014, Manchester)
This conference provides an opportunity for data protection practitioners to ask questions, hear presentations, subscribe to seminars and to meet others involved in similar roles across all sectors.
New Social Media Guidance Coming Soon! Jisc Legal's new checklist, and policy template for staff working in FE and HE, will be available early December.
Cookies and Consent - Guidance from the Article 29 Working Party
New guidance on the requirements for websites to be compliant with the cookie law.
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