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Data Protection Act 2018 / General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is effective from 25th May 2018.

Data Protection gives individuals certain rights. It also says those who record and use personal information musts be open about how the information is used.

What does the act cover?

The act covers personal information from which an individual can be identified.  The information may be held on computers, other applications which process information automatically, paper records and other media, such as CCTV.