Find out about your obligations and how to comply, including protecting personal information, and providing access to official information.
Data Protection is in place to help ensure, that when it comes to our personal data, all of us are provided with appropriate legal protections and remedies in today’s highly digitised world. It is a positive concept which seeks to hold organisations entrusted with our personal information look after it correctly.
While good data protection regulation should promote economic growth, its primary purpose is to recognise that privacy is a fundamental human right that is currently under growing threats. Rapidly advancing technology has increased privacy risks exponentially. Find out about your obligations under the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018 and how it helps you maintain client and staff trust.
The Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018 provides individuals with a number of rights. The one most commonly used is the right of subject access.
This guidance note will help those processing subject access requests to meet the requirements of the Law including areas often misunderstood.