The Data Protection Act (DPA) is a law designed to protect personal data stored on computers or in an organised paper filing system.
The Data Protection Act is a law designed to protect what?
Your computer from being hacked
Personal data stored on computers
Theft of copyright materials
The Data Protection Act was originally passed in 1984. It was later updated in which year?
What is the person (or office) who has the powers to enforce the Data Protection Act called?
What is a person or company that collects data about people called?
What is a person who has personal data stored about them called?
What is the nominated person in a company who applies to the data commissioner for permission to store and use personal data called?
Which of these is an example of sensitive data?
Date of birth
How many principles of the Data Protection Act are there?
How long can personal data be stored?
Only for as long as is necessary
There is no time limit
Which of the following does a person NOT have the right to do under the Data Protection Act?
Stop a company storing personal data on them
Have incorrect data changed
Have access to the personal data being stored about them