Changes to the Data Protection Act - GDPR

The Data Protection Act 1998 has been updated; its replacement is called the Data Protection Act 2018 and also GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).  This new regulation extends the rights of the individual and ensures legislation matches the ever changing technology around us.

Some of the changes under the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR include:

New rights for data subjects

Changes to consent

Increased fines for data breaches

Data Protection Officers

Mandatory breach notification

Privacy by design

Need Advice?

Contact: gdpr@derby.ac.uk or call +44 (0)1332 592151

Our Data Protection Officer is James Eaglesfield (01332) 591762
Our Deputy Data Protection Officer is Helen Rishworth (01332) 591954