Agenda item

Data Protection Policy

Report number LDS309 of the Deputy Leader of the Council.     (Enclosure)

Minutes:

Decision:

 

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

 

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In presenting report number LDS309, the Deputy Leader explained that it had been necessary to review the Council’s Data Protection policy in light of new legislation. Cabinet Members approved the draft Data Protection Policy which was attached as appendix 1 to report LDS309.

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