The Data Protection Act 1998 is one of the most important pieces of legislation to date and sets out the principles regarding the retaining and using of personal information.
It is essential that employers are aware of the responsibility which the Datalaw Protection Act 1998 places on them in terms of the processing of information and the monitoring of employees and the consequences should they fail to adhere to this legislation, including the possibility of a criminal conviction.
This course will consider the circumstances in which an employer can monitor an employee, the steps to be taken when monitoring employees and the methods of monitoring including the monitoring of electronic communications, covert, in vehicle and the monitoring of social media.
Experienced lecturer Sue Edwards will discuss the guidance offered by the Information Commissioner’s Office and the practical steps which employers can take to protect themselves including the use of impact assessments and the implementation of their own in-house policies.
On completion of this course you will:
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