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Data Protection: Law and Practice 4th ed isbn 9780414024960

Data Protection: Law and Practice 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780421954700
New Edition ISBN: 9780414024960
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421794801
Published: November 2007
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Data Protection Law and Practice gives you a comprehensive review of the full scope of data protection law in the UK through expert analysis of legislation and case law. You will find indispensable material spanning an explanation of the principles of data protection, the rules covering electronic marketing, governing monitoring and surveillance plus guidance on the intricacies of data protection.

  • Goes through the principles of data protection and privacy laws clarifying the background to the EU and UK legislation and explaining how this affects the law that the law works in practice
  • Delivers a comprehensive treatment of data protection law giving you a clear reference guide to all the essential Data Protection issues
  • Provides a clear and up-to-date analysis of the associated development of confidentiality and privacy cases under Human Rights Law in the UK and reviews the practical impact of these development
  • Explains the rules governing the uses of personal data for electronic marketing and other marketing
  • Guides the user through the laws which apply to surveillance and monitoring of employees and others
  • Takes you through every phase of a case, from the rights of the individual, exemptions, and enforcements of the Data Protection Act
  • Provides new material on data protection laws of the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey
  • Presents the relationship between the Data Protection Act and the Freedom of Information Act, helping to clarify any grey areas between the two Acts
  • Provides guidance on relevant European and International developments such as the sharing of airline passenger data, the work of the Article 29 Group of the EU and the role of the European data supervisor
  • Features a detailed chapter on the pan-European databases and their development and governance including Europol, Schengen and other systems
  • Find practical tools for day-to-day use throughout the text including; precedents, case studies, sample forms and letters

Data Protection
Introduction, background & history of the legislation
The development of privacy from the law of confidence and the Human Rights Act 1998
Interpretation of the Act and key definitions
Relation with freedom of information
The principles
Legitimate processing
Sensitive data
Overseas or cross-border transfers of personal data
Individual rights
Subject access
Rights to prevent processing
Rights relating to automated decisions
Compensation and other individual remedies
Exemptions for regulation, national security, crime control and taxation
Exemptions for the protection of the individual family, health, social work, and schools information
Exemptions for special purposes: journalistic, literary and artistic
Miscellaneous exemptions
Enforcement and prosecutions
Enforced subject access
Transitional provisions
The Commissioner
Information tribunal
European databases
Electronic communication, the Telecommunications Regulations 1999 and Directive 2002/58
Data protection