Data Protection Act 2018

Data Protection Act
The Data Protection Act 2018 (c 12) is a United Kingdom Act of Parliament which updates data protection laws in the UK.wikipedia
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Data Protection Act 1998

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It is a national law which complements the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and updates the Data Protection Act 1998.
It was superseded by the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) on 23 May 2018.

General Data Protection Regulation

GDPRGeneral Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)General Data Protection Regulation 2016
It is a national law which complements the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and updates the Data Protection Act 1998.
It's true that with the United Kingdom scheduled to leave the European Union, the UK granted royal assent to the Data Protection Act 2018 on 23 May 2018, which contains equivalent regulations and protections.

United Kingdom

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The Data Protection Act 2018 (c 12) is a United Kingdom Act of Parliament which updates data protection laws in the UK.

Act of Parliament

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The Data Protection Act 2018 (c 12) is a United Kingdom Act of Parliament which updates data protection laws in the UK.

Information privacy

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The Data Protection Act 2018 (c 12) is a United Kingdom Act of Parliament which updates data protection laws in the UK.

Royal assent

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The Data Protection Act 2018 achieved Royal Assent on 23 May 2018.

Consent

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The Act introduces new offences that include knowingly or recklessly obtaining or disclosing personal data without the consent of the data controller, procuring such disclosure, or retaining the data obtained without consent.

Recklessness (law)

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Selling, or offering to sell, personal data knowingly or recklessly obtained or disclosed would also be an offence.

European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018

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Under section 3 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, the GDPR will be incorporated directly into domestic law immediately after the UK exits the European Union.

Brexit

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Under section 3 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, the GDPR will be incorporated directly into domestic law immediately after the UK exits the European Union.

Personal data

personally identifiable informationpersonal informationpersonally identifying information

Information commissioner

Chief Information Commissioner of IndiaInformation Commissioner's OfficeInformation Commissioner.

Information Commissioner's Office

Information CommissionerData Protection RegistrarInformation Commissioner’s Office
It is the independent regulatory office (national data protection authority) dealing with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 across the UK; and the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and, to a limited extent, in Scotland.

MI5

Security ServiceBritish Security ServiceSecurity Service (MI5)
Operations of the service are required to be proportionate and compliant with British legislation including the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000, the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, the Data Protection Act 2018, and various other items of legislation.

Credit bureau

credit bureauscredit reference agencyconsumer credit reporting agency
Credit reference agencies are bound by the Data Protection Act 2018, which requires that data relating to identifiable individuals must be accurate, relevant, held for a proper purpose and not out-of-date, and gives individuals the legal right to access data held on them.

Patient record access in the United Kingdom

Patient record access
The Data Protection Act 1998 and the Data Protection Act 2018 apply to medical records as to other records.

Information privacy law

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The Data Protection Act 2018 (c 12) updates data protection laws in the UK.

Elizabeth Denham

She and her office deal with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 across the UK; and the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and, to a limited extent, in Scotland.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

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In 2019, Meghan and Harry employed the libel lawyers Schillings to represent them in a High Court claim against The Mail on Sunday over alleged misuse of private information, infringement of copyright and breach of the Data Protection Act 2018.

IMPRESS

IMPRESS - the Independent Press Regulator
In July 2018, IMPRESS extended the scope of its arbitration scheme to include civil claims for breaches of the Data Protection Act.

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex

Prince HarryHarryThe Duke of Sussex
In September 2019, Harry and Meghan employed the libel lawyers Schillings to represent them in a High Court claim against The Mail on Sunday over alleged misuse of private information, infringement of copyright and breach of the Data Protection Act 2018.

DMG Media

Associated NewspapersAssociated Newspapers LtdThis is Money
The statement claims that the paper misused private information, copyright infringement and breached the UK's Data Protection Act 2018.