Data protection regime—DPA 1998

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In the context of data protection, the term 'data subject' is used frequently. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998), 'data...
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Eight principles for handling personal information form the core of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) and any person or organisation that...
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This Q&A relates to the exemption set out in Article 9(2)(e) of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR), which is...
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We have limited this Q&A to cover the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998). We have not commented on the forthcoming General Data Protection...
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This Q&A touches on many aspects of the data protection regime. For a background to the regime under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998), see:...
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