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What is the Purpose of the Data Protection Act?

Principles, Rights and Personal Data What is the Purpose of the Data Protection Act? The Data Protection Act (DPA) came into effect in April of 2016 and became enforceable on May 25th two years…


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Top 3 Remote Work Security Lessons

Staying Safe Out of the Office Amongst the many lessons learnt so far this year, one of the most apparent is the necessity for businesses to be able to swiftly adapt to new working situations.…


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Who Enforces the Data Protection Act?

Principles, Protections and Penalties Who Enforces the Data Protection Act? If you are operating a business within the UK, chances are the Data Protection Act directly affects many of your…


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Who Does the Data Protection Act Apply To?

And How Does It Affect Businesses? After many years of development and its introduction in 2016, both the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and the UK’s Data Protection Act were formally…


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What Year Was the Data Protection Act Introduced?

Data Protection – Who, What, Where, When and Why? What Year Was the Data Protection Act Introduced? The last several years have seen substantial changes in the area of data protection, perhaps…


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How Does the Data Protection Act Protect your Rights?

The Seven Principles of the DPA Updating the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998, the 2018 legislation of the same name incorporated the Europe-wide standards laid forth by the General Data Protection…


What are the Eight Principles of the Data Protection Act?

What are the Eight Principles of the Data Protection Act?

And Why are There Now Only Seven? Having governed data protection within the UK for twenty years, the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998 was updated in 2018 to incorporate a Europe-wide standard,…


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Are There Any Exemptions to the Data Protection Act?

An Overview of DPA 2018 Exemptions With its introduction into British law in 2018, many companies and organisations across the country were prompted to examine their operations, workflows and…


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How Many Data Protection Principles are There?

And What Do They All Mean? Under the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998, eight data protection principles existed at the centre of the legislation, but by 2018 these principles were developed and…


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DCMS Releases Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2020

What’s New in Cyber Security? Published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, the annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2020 seeks to help inform organisations about…