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Data protection and freedom of information

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    Data protection act

    The Data Protection Act 1998 sets out legally binding principles for the good handling of personal information - that is, information about living individuals.

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    Freedom of Information - advice

    The Freedom Of Information Act of 2000 is an Act of Parliament promoting openness and accountability amongst public authorities by giving people rights of access to the information held by them.

Last Updated: 21st November 2014