Category Archives: Data Protection Act

Councillors are NOT registered under the DPA

It seems that every parish/town/district/county councillor should be registered under the Data Protection Act and that they have to pay the £35 per year registration fee themselves to become a Data Controller in their own right in order to correspond … Continue reading

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Cookies – an EU and ICO Directive

As you know we use Statcounter to track visitors to your website.  When someone visits your website a “Cookie” is placed in their computer, assuming they haven’t got cookies turned off in their browser. A “Cookie” is a small piece … Continue reading

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Do You Need To Register

There is a simple nine question process which will tell you if you do or do not need to register. You can find these questions at: http://www.ico.gov.uk/notify/self/question1.html and there is a guide associated with registration at: http://www.ico.gov.uk/upload/documents/library/data_protection/forms/notification_exemptions_-_self-assessment_guide.pdf If you do … Continue reading

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