Tag Archives: data protection bill 2017

A coach and horses through privacy rights

I have just been approached by a Trade Union member who wanted to know how to complain about his employer’s record keeping. The short answer is to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. It reminded me that the ORG are campaigning to change the current Data Protection Bill to allow non-profits to represent complainants; this reminds me that Trade Unions might also want to benefit from this legislative protection, but I was horrified by the Government’s proposed exemption of immigration data from the remit of the Data Protection law and thus the GDPR. 

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A better Data Protection Law

I made a storify about the Government’s proposed Data Protection Law, implementing the GDPR. I transferred this to the blog, as at the original date of publication, once Storify announced they were abandoning the service.

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