Commentary

239 Implications of the Data Protection Act for media companies

ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA vol 15(1) commentary, music industry documentation
| Commentary

239 Implications of the Data Protection Act for media companies

| Commentary

239 Implications of the Data Protection Act for media companies

Any publisher or media company that obtains, records, holds or otherwise uses information relating to a living individual who can be identified from that information must comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. This means that the Information Commissioner must be notified of comprehensive information about the personal data held, used etc and all such personal data must be processed fairly and lawfully in accordance with the eight data protection principles set out in the Act. In most cases the personal data will be processed fairly and

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