Data and data protection

Access to data is controlled by the Data Protection Act 2008. Your personal data These are data that are focussed entirely or mainly on you. Data that are focussed entirely on you should be released to you without question. Data that are focussed mainly on you will contain information about someone else. For example, a housefather’s report on you will contain information about him and perhaps about your siblings, parents and the other children you played with. The information about someone else is known as third party data. Third party data should be removed before your personal data are released to you. If third party data cannot be removed then … Continue reading Data and data protection