Confidentiality - Data Protection Act
How does the Data Protection Act protect my personal information?
The Data Protection Act 1998 tells organisations how they should deal with your personal information, if it’s on a computer or in writing.
The information an organisation holds should be up-to-date, accurate, and relevant. An organisation should not hold more information about you than they need, or hold the information for longer than they need.
They should also make sure that people only have access to your personal information if they really need access to it.
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