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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

In this CPDcast, Stephen Musgrave, an employment law expert from Bird & Bird gives a practical guide for employers responding to subject access requests made by employees and addresses key questions including how to identify a subject access request, how to respond to one and the complications which can arise regarding third party information.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the legislative framework governing subject access requests;
  • Know the main provisions of the Information Commissioner’s Code of Practice;
  • Know what information an individual will be entitled to under a Subject Access Request;
  • Have considered how subject access requests can be identified;
  • Know how best practice for retrieving information;
  • Have considered how information on laptops and persona devices should be treated;
  • Be aware of the implications of third party information to subject access requests;
  • Understand the format which a response to a subject access request should take;
  • Know the circumstances in which a subject access request can be refused.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Data Protection Act 1998;
  • Durant v Financial Services Authority [2003] EWCA Civ 1746;
  • Ezsias v Welsh Ministers [2007] All ER (D) 65;
  • Subject Access Code of Practice – Dealing with requests from individuals for personal information, 2013.
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In this CPDcast, Stephen Musgrave, an employment law expert from Bird & Bird gives a practical guide to subject access requests following a new code of practice issued by the Information Commissioner (2013).

Date Recorded: 24th October 2013

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