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
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
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