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Data Protection: Practical Implications of the DP and FOI Acts


About this course:

This workshop looks at the main principles of the Acts and encourages you to relate them to your work.

The course is an introductory level workshop explaining the key elements of the Acts, implications for your work and giving you practical advice on how to comply with the Acts.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the workshop you will:.

- Have a basic understanding of the two Acts.

- Know about the right of access to information.

- Know what rules of good information handling consists of.

- Know some simple techniques to help manage information.

Who should attend this course:

This course is suitable for any member of staff but especially those working with personal data or with an interest in how Data Protection and Freedom of Information impacts them.


This course is delivered by Caroline Dominey, the University Records Manager (and Data Protection Officer).

What previous participants have said about the course:

"Good clear communication and interactive activities".

"I learnt the rules and regulations of both Acts which was extremely useful".


Learning provider:

This course is delivered by Caroline Dominey, the University's Data Protection Officer, and administered by People Development; Please contact for any queries.

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