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Data Protection Act 1998 - Guidelines for Psychologists (2009)

24 November 2016

The attached document provides a series of guidelines and contextual information designed to assist our members in interpreting and adhering to the provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998).

The Data Protection Act (1998) lays out the ways in which organisations, businesses, and government agencies can use and store personal information about individuals, along with the rights of these indivuduals to access this information.

Please consult the attached document for a summary of your legal requirements and for advice on the professional and ethical issues concerned.


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