Data protection good practice guide

Charity Finance Group has produced a good practice guide for charities on data protection, with support from a steering group of CFG members, the Information Commissioner’s Office and solicitors Bates Wells Braithwaite. ‘Protecting data, protecting people: A guide for charities’ takes account of variations in the way the sector operates and explains what data protection means in the charity context. CFG press release or download (pdf, 4.47MB) direct.

Civil Society Media has a report on the launch, which says that “People who report data protection issues to the Information Commissioner’s Office do not make a distinction between commercial organisations and charities”, http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/it/news/content/14991/.

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