Tags: Data Protection
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has published, free for its members, a comprehensive toolkit to support local councils prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will take effect in the UK from 25 May 2018.
This toolkit provides a number of practical tools to assist local councils with GDPR compliance, in the form of an action plan checklist and a data audit questionnaire,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:59 by Jake Atkinson
The latest NALC briefing on the role of the Data Protection Officer under the General Data Protection Regulation is available for download below. You must be logged in to this website as a user in order to access it.
Posted: Wed, 31 Jan 2018 11:10 by Jake Atkinson
Further support and guidance is now available to help member councils prepare for the implementation of the new sector wide requirements under the General Data Protection Regulation.
We now only 6 months from the deadline for compliance and our advice is that councils should have a standing agenda item at council meetings leading up to the 18 May deadline so that councillors are fully in control of... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:08 by Jake Atkinson
Please see below two important briefings that LRALC have commissioned for our members.
The first one (LAIS 1403) relates to the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). LRALC have spent much of the last few months highlighting this matter with member councils through parish liaison meetings, training, and other communications on the changes. As such most of you should already know that we are... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 29 Oct 2017 20:53 by Jake Atkinson
ALL parish and town councils fall within the scope of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ALL councils will need to take steps prior to the introduction of the new requirements in May 2018. See the link below for a handy "12 Steps To Take Now" briefing from the Information Commissioner's Office.
LRALC will be issuing further sector specific guidance shortly (a NALC briefing has already... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 19:24 by Jake Atkinson
Are Councillor Email Addresses in the Public Domain? No, at least not according to the Information Commissioner's Office in a recent ruling in favour of North Huish Parish Council, which can be found using the link below.
A key element of the ruling seems to be that "the email address was only provided to the council... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 May 2015 13:57 by Jake Atkinson