SFA Guideline on Data Protection

The Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003 regulate the collection, processing, storage and disclosure of personal information that is processed either electronically or manually. The 2003 Act gave effect to the EU Directive (Directive 95/46/EC) on the Protection of Individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data. This guideline outlines the legal position regarding data protection from 1st July 2003. It summarises the provisions of the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003. As the amount ...

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