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The Data Protection Act Course

Individual cost: Price: £30.00(including 20 % tax)


The Data Protection Act controls how personal data is used by organisations, businesses or the government. Everyone who is responsible for using data has to follow strict rules called data protection principles.

The Data Protection Act

The Data Protection Act 1998 sets out rules for processing personal information.  It applies to some paper records as well as those held in electronic form.

The Act also gives individuals certain rights and imposes obligations on those who record and use personal information.

The Data Protection Act ensures that personal data is processed fairly and lawfully.

This elearning course is about an hour long and contains the following modules:

  • Overview
  • Conditions for Processing
  • Exemptions
  • Principle 1 – Processing
  • Principle 2 – Purpose
  • Principle 3 – What type of data?
  • Principle 4 – Accuracy of data
  • Principle 5 – Kept only when necessary
  • Principle 6 – Processing due to individual rights
  • Principle 7 – Securing data
  • Principle 8 – Transfer of Data
  • Summary

This Elearning course is fully compatible on all platforms with touch screen optimisation.


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Course Details

Course Details: ELearning
Length in Minutes    75 minutes
Language    English
Number of Modules    12
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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