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Categories:
Employment Law
Information & Data Protection Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

The podcast serves to inform the listener of the potential data protection issues that may arise during outsourcing, and how they are best reacted to. It also attempts to teach the listener about the individual stages in outsourcing. It further aims to engage the listener in discussions of the impact of the Data Protection Directive on this area of law.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the Data Protection issues that may arise during outsourcing;
  • Understand the different phases of the outsourcing life cycle;
  • Understand the impact of the Data Protection Directive on this area of law.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Data Protection Act 1998;
  • Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC.

This podcast discusses the outsourcing life cycle, and the impact that Data Protection issues have upon it. It details the specific phases of the cycle, and how and when Data Protection concerns may arise. It further analyses the practical steps that should be taken when preparing to outsource.

Podcast added: 12/06/09

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-06-28

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