The Data Protection Bill was introduced into Parliament on 13th September. Diana Kloss looks at the new Bill and EU data protection regulati...
Data Protection Act in summary The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) applies to ‘personal data’. OH records are likely to be covered by this wh...
This is only rarely done at present in the UK in the workplace, and now banned in the US, with a few exceptions. The only possible justifica...
Generally The Freedom of Information Act 2000 applies to public authorities only, unlike the Data Protection Act which applies to both publi...
Summary Where an OH practitioner is directly employed, his or her employer is likely to be the data controller, and so registered under the ...
Key points The data protection principles cover ‘processing’ of data, which is very wide. So pretty much anything an organisation does with ...
Summary The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) applies to ‘personal data’. This includes not only computer records but also ‘health records’. OH...