Decision details

Data Protection Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To consider the draft Data Protection Policy.




Cabinet approves the draft Data Protection Policy attached as Appendix 1 to report number LDS309


Considerations/reasons for decision


1.    Report number LDS309 of the Deputy Leader of the Council and appendices, including the draft Data Protection Policy (Appendix 1) and procedure documents

2.    The Data Protection Policy was last revised in 2015

3.    The introduction of the Data Protection Act 2018 which implemented the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) into law on 25 May 2018

4.    Comments and recommendations made by the Communities and Wellbeing Overview and Scrutiny Committee at its meeting on 31 July 2018

5.    The six data protection principles with which anyone processing personal data must comply


Other options considered and assessed


There are no other options to consider

Publication date: 07/09/2018

Date of decision: 06/09/2018

Decided at meeting: 06/09/2018 - Cabinet

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