Data Protection Act

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Data Protection Act

(legal)
(DPA) A UK law guaranteeing rights to individuals in relation to personal data that others hold on them. For example, under the DPA, you have the right to see what data a company holds on you.
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A spokeswoman for the Information Commission, who are responsible for the data protection register, said firms required to register should only pay a one- off pounds 35 fee.
Information Commissioner, Elizabeth France, said businesses should not be misled by organisations which have no statutory authority to maintain the data protection register.
Southport-based Data Collection Enforcement Agency is sending out mailshots warning that it is a criminal offence not to comply with the data protection register, and offering to register the service for pounds 95 plus VAT.

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