Data Protection Commissioner
Data Protection Commissioner

For Organisations - Your Reponsibilities

Am I a Data Controller or Data Processor?
What is a data controller / data processor?

A Guide for Data Controllers
A short information booklet which outlines the eight principles of Data Protection, this booklet is intended as an introductory guide to those holding or processing personal data.

Data Protection Rules
An outline of the eight principles of data protection which all data controllers must comply with when they collect and use personal information.

Direct Marketing
Guidance notes on the limits on the use of personal data for marketing purposes

Self Assessment Checklist
How you can assess your own data protection policy, including a self help checklist

Transfers Abroad
Information on the conditions that must be met before personal data may be transferred to 3rd countries i.e. places outside of the European Economic Area

Data Security Breach Code of Practice
This Code of Practice addresses situations where personal data has been put at risk of unauthorised disclosure, loss, destruction or alteration