The Data Protection Act 1998 governs, through a set of principles, the collection, processing and disposal of data held about individuals and the rights of individuals to access this data.
Anglia Ruskin University is legally obliged to adhere to the eight principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 in the handling of data. These are summarised below:-
All staff and students of Anglia Ruskin University must comply with these principles when handling data. Outside agencies handling data on our behalf must also comply. Please refer to our Data Protection Policy for more information.
All data held in relevant and structured filing systems are covered, both in electronic and manual formats.
Compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 is co-ordinated by Jackie Barlow - the University Records Manager. On these pages, you will find guidance on how to ensure compliance with data protection law.
Our Data Protection Policy was reviewed by the Information Management Advisory Group (IMAG) in 2015. To access the policy please click here.
Our Telephone Protocol for the Disclosure of Personal Data statement was approved in January 2016 by the Information Management Advisory Group (IMAG). To access the statement please click here.
Anglia Ruskin University provides a mandatory online Information Security and Data Protection course to members of staff. Members of staff should contact Human Resources (firstname.lastname@example.org) to complete the course. The course should be completed every three years.