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Information & Data Protection Law
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30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at all those interested or unfamiliar with the requirements of the UK’s legal regime for the protection and management of personal information. This podcast deals with the instances in which many practitioners will encounter data protection issues. It addresses how to navigate the DPA where information crosses borders, the appropriate management of personal information in an employment context and the use of personal information in marketing campaigns.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the relevant considerations when seeking to transfer data internationally;
  • Be aware of the limitations when seeking to obtain the data subject’s consent to the processing of personal information;
  • Understand the requirements of safe data handling in the context of an employment relationship;
  • Be aware of the circumstances in which personal data can be lawfully used in marketing activities.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
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This two-part CPDcast mini-series with information law and technology specialist Hazel Grant of Bristows, is on the UK’s Data Protection rules. Following the general introduction in Part 1 this podcast focus on the practical application of these rules to some common scenarios practitioners may encounter, either in private practice or working in-house.

Podcast added: 20/04/2012

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