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Data Controller

The organisation which determines the processing of Personal Data.


The Data Controller is the legally responsible organisation.

Data Processor

An organisation which the Data Controller appoints to provide a service on its behalf. The Data Processor must follow the legal instruction of the Controller.


Data Subject

The individual who personal data is about.

The individual must be identifiable from the data.


Data Protection Officer

The person appointed by the Data Controller as the single point of contact for data protection enquiries.

The Data Protection Officer acts independently and monitors compliance with data protection obligations


Data Processing

The activities which relate to Personal Data.

Data Processing includes:

·         Obtaining, recording or holding the information

·         Organisation, adaption or alteration

·         Retrieval, consultation or use

·         Disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available

·         Alignment, combination, blocking, erasure or destruction of the information or data;


Information Commissioner’s Office

The regulator of information rights in the United Kingdom. The ICO website is - https://ico.org.uk/


Personal Data

Data which relates to an individual and enables them to be identified


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