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What is the Data Protection Act 1998?

The data protection act governs the protection of personal data in the UK.


What does the Data Protection Act 1998 do?

- It is designed to protect personal data stored on computers or in an organised paper filing system

- It controls the way in which data is stored and handled

- It gives rights to people that have data stored about them

- 8 freedoms, similar to GDPR


What is GDPR?

General Data Protection Regulation


What can you no longer do under GDPR?



What are the rights of the individual under GDPR?

- to opt-in to information to sent to them

- the right to be forgotten (does not apply in certain situations e.g. legal)

- the right to know what information is held about me

There are 8 rights for individuals in total.


Who is the GDPR regulator?

ICO - Information Commission's Office


What are the potential penalties under GDPR?

£20m or 4% of global turnover, whichever is the higher


How would you respond if your company suffered a significant data breach?

Report it to the ICO within 72 hours from when it started


How did your company prepare for the implementation of GDPR?

- - Training

- GDPR compliance officer

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How would you protect the information you are sending to a third party?

- Send hard copy

- Encrypted information password protected

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When did GDPR come into effect?

2018 May


What happens to GDPR if we leave the EU?

Nothing, it is part of UK law