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Data protection

Guidance for professionals and practitioners on application of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Undertaking privacy impact assessments: the Data Protection Act 1998 (PDF 0.14mb 21 pages) 
Privacy Impact Assessments must be completed for all new projects and proposals involving the use of personal data. This is guidance to help Government officials complete these assessments.

How data protection affects my business or organisation (PDF 0.07mb 2 pages)
This guidance includes, your responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, costs, and using personal information.

Jargon buster for data sharing and protection (PDF 0.05mb 2 pages)
The terminology used in data sharing and protection is explained in plain English.

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