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Tue 23 Oct 2018
13:00 - 16:00

Venue: Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

Provided by: PPD Personal and Professional Development


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Data Protection and FOI: An Introduction

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Description


The rights and responsibilities outlined in data protection and freedom of information legislation impact upon the University’s academic and administrative work. This course explores the key concepts in data protection law and illustrates how the ‘data protection principles’ affect various day-to-day working scenarios. It introduces the fundamental aspects of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and details the ways in which the University handles responses to individual requests. Finally, it outlines various records management and information security measures that can aid compliance with the legislation and lead to a more efficient working environment.

Target audience
  • University staff
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Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 23 Oct   13:00 - 16:00 13:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room map Dr. James Knapton
Aims
  • to have an understanding of the central concepts of data protection and freedom of information legislation
  • to be aware of how these pieces of legislation affect the University’s work, including responses to individual requests
  • to have an appreciation of best practice measures to aid compliance
Duration

One half day session

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Theme
People Development

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