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An Overview of the Data Protection Act 1998 Course

Individual cost: Price: £29.99(including 20 % tax)

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If you work with personal or sensitive information then it is essential that you have at least an overview of the Data Potection Act. This course gives you that and a bit more.


An Overview of the Data Protection Act 1998

Do you work in an area that has access to sensitive information? Or perhaps you employ people who need to deal with other people’s details. In either instance, you are more than likely to be bound by the Data Protection Act of 1998 that came into force in March 2000 so that the UK was in line with a European Community Human Rights Directive. The Act covers the need for a variety of organisations’ to gather and utilise an individual’s information, and balances it with that individual’s right to privacy. As such, it is vitally important that you and those who work for you get it right so that you and your employees stay on the right side of the law.

An Overview of the Data Protection Act 1998 is an effective and easy to understand eLearning course that will give you a clear understanding of what the Act is about and what procedures it requires you to follow when you are in possession of other people’s personal information.

This online course contains just one module, but this covers seven different areas for you to study. These are: The purpose of the Data Protection Act; How the Act operates; The eight data protection principles; What is ‘Personal Data’?; What is ‘Processing?; What is ‘Sensitive Data?; and The rights of data subjects.

It takes just 45 minutes to complete An Overview of the Data Protection Act 1998, and you can access it from your PC or Android device.

The beauty of this online learning course is that you do not need to have any previous knowledge or understanding of the Data Protection Act in order to take part, as you will be given a thorough and complete overview of it.




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Course Details


Course Details: ELearning
Length in Minutes    45 minutes
Language    English
Number of Modules    1
Qualification None
Course Prerequisites    None
Browser Compatibility    All Browsers
Android Compatible    2.2 and higher
iPad Compatible    Yes
iPhone Compatible    Yes
PC Compatible    Yes
Licence Period    6 Months

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