Decision details

Data Protection Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To consider a draft Data Protection Policy, Data Security Breach Procedure and Response Procedures for Data Subject Requests.

Decision:

1)     The new draft Data Protection Policy, Data Security Breach Procedure and Response Procedures for Data Subject Requests be approved and adopted.

 

2)     That the Shared Executive Manager and Data Protection Officer be authorised, in consultation with the Executive Member for Governance, to make amendments to the Policy and Procedures so far as is necessary to reflect legislative changes, emerging guidance and to incorporate links to other relevant documents.

 

Reasons for the decision:

Approval will ensure that the Council has a fit-for-purpose Policy to assist in compliance with GDPR.

Alternative options considered:

1)     Approve the Policy and Procedures as written

2)     Approve the Policy and Procedures with amendments

3)     Do nothing.

Report author: Mark Stinson

Publication date: 13/06/2018

Date of decision: 12/06/2018

Decided at meeting: 12/06/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/06/2018

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