Guidance

Data Protection Bill: General Processing

This Part of the Data Protection Bill covers general processing of personal data.

Documents

General Processing Factsheet

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General Data Protection Regulation

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Data Protection Bill: Statement of Intent

General Processing Impact Assessment

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Keeling Schedule - General Data Protection Regulation

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ICO guidance on preparing for the GDPR

Details

The General Processing part of the bill will:

  • enable easier access to your own data
  • a new right to data portability: it will be easier to transfer your personal data between service providers
  • a new right to be forgotten: when you no longer want your data to be processed, and provided that there are no legitimate grounds for retaining it, the data will be deleted, and a right for 18 year olds to have data removed
  • a new right to know when your data has been hacked
  • exemptions to support businesses and enable innovation
Published 14 September 2017