The Data Protection Act 1998 is legislation established to protect individuals personal privacy by regulating the way personal data is processed and gives you, as an individual, certain rights in relation to the personal data which is held about you.
The Act is based on 8 legally enforceable principles which anyone who records and uses personal data must follow. Find out more about the Data Protection Principles here
- What is 'personal data'?
- How can I access my personal data?
- How can I access third party data?
- What does 'processing' mean for the purposes of the act?
- What is our commitment to upholding the principles of Data Protection?
- What are our policies on Data Protection & Information Security?
- How do I make a complaint?
- How can I report a security incident?
- Do you have any further guidance on Data Protection?
Find out more
- Access to Records of the Deceased
- Accessing Third Party Data
- Accessing your Personal Information
- Commitment Statement
- Data Protection Complaints
- Data Protection Guidance for Schools
- Data Protection Policy
- Data Protection & Security Policies
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Principles of Data Protection
- Processing Personal Data
- What is Personal Data
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Information Governance Team