Data Protection know your responsibilities

The Data Protection Act 1998 is extremely important and ensures that individuals data is not being used, processed and distributed in an improper or harmful manner.   

Every individual person & business that handles, processes or holds personal data must be responsible to abide by the Data Protection Act 1998.  

The Data Protection Act 1998 is broken down into eight key principles known as the Data Protection Principles, these are as listed below;

First Principle –  Fair & Lawful Processing DPA

Second Principle – Purpose of Data

Third Principle – Relevance of Data

Fourth Principle – Accuracy of Data

Fifth Principle – Retention of Data

Sixth Principle – Rights of Subject

Seventh Principle – Unauthorised or unlawful processing / Loss of Data / Damage of Data

Eighth Principle – Non transfer of Data outside the EEA 

Further information can be found in relation to the Data Protection Act 1998 on the Information Commissioners Office website by clicking here! ICO

DataSpace are the document management specialists and are registered as a Data Controller due to our nature of business – Document Management Provider.  

For further information about DataSpace UK Ltd and about our secure and compliant solutions please do not hesitate to call us on 0800 028 8956 or email