Data Protection: The New Law

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Jordans, 1998 - Law - 231 pages
Data Protection: The New Law provides a timely explanation of the new Data Protection Act 1998. Written in a clear and comprehensible style, it examines the full implications of the new legislation and provides answers to such questions: what kind of written record will be regulated? how is data processing defined and what effect does this have in practice? how will the Act affect collection and use of customer information? what effect will the Act have on the use of customer data by sister and parent companies? It contains the full text of both the Data Protection Act 1998 and the EC Directive. Essential reading for anyone using, storing or exploiting personal data and those advising clients on compliance with the new Act. Available on 28 days' approval.

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Susan Singleton is described by Chambers and Partners Legal Directory as one of the leading UK IT lawyers. Her firm Singletons specializes in Internet/IT/e-commerce law, competition law, intellectual property law and general commercial law. She is author of over 30 law books on topics such as Internet and e-commerce law, competition law, commercial agency law, data protection legislation and intellectual property and writes 15 legal articles a month. She is a frequent speaker in the intellectual property, competition and commercial law fields, both in the UK and abroad.

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