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Data Protection Risks for the Private Sector

Edinburgh seminar where bto will guide you through the basics of data protection with the assistance of Lego data protection officer including notification and the eight Principles enshrined in the Data Protection Act 1998.

Date: Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Time: 12:30 - 14:00

Location: bto solicitors One Edinburgh Quay, 133 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9QG

Speakers:

Paul Motion: Partner, Solicitor Advocate & Head of bto's Data Protection Defence Team

Laura Irvine: Associate & Criminal Solicitor Advocate, bto's Data Protection Defence Team 

Lindsay Urquhart: Associate, bto's Data Protection Defence Team


Audience:

Relevant to those working in the private sector, third sector or charities.

Programme:

12:15 - 12:30 Registration

12:30 - 13:30 Seminar

13:30 - 14:00 Discussion and buffet lunch


Fee:

This seminar is free of charge.

Description:

bto will guide you through the basics of data protection with the assistance of Lego data protection officer including notification and the eight Principles enshrined in the Data Protection Act 1998.

To make this even more fascinating we will illustrate this through the medium of Lego – an entertaining, somewhat tragic tale, highlighting the common pitfalls of data protection compliance and the powers the regulators have when things go tragically wrong.

Non-compliance with the Data Protection Act isn’t an easy low-cost option. Not complying can be an expensive and embarrassing experience. In addition to the ICO issuing substantial fines, the public is increasingly aware of its right to claim damages for lost or misused data. bto is currently advising on a number of individual claims. bto can provide tailored data protection advice and policies which are right for your business.

“The level of service has always been excellent, with properly experienced solicitors dealing with appropriate cases" Legal 500

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