Data Protection

The Data Protection Act 1998 sets legal controls on personal data and has a big impact on your organisation’s role as an employer. 

The Act (and related legislation) affects what information you collect, how you process it, and how you allow your employees to access their personal data. 

Our set of data protection Information Notes cover the main aspects of the Data Protection Act, including:

  • The 8 statutory data protection principles your organisation must follow in collecting, handling and using personal data
  • Employee Records
  • Recruitment
  • Workers’ Health