Guidance

Data Protection Bill: National Security Processing

This part of the bill concerns national security processing including the processing of personal data by intelligence services.

Documents

National Security Data Processing Factsheet

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Draft modernised convention for the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data (convention 108)

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Details

This part of the bill concerns national security processing including the processing of personal data by intelligence services.

This Bill will:

  • Update the laws governing the processing of personal data by the intelligence services and others for the purposes of safeguarding national security.
  • Implement the latest international standards, while ensuring that the intelligence community and others can continue keep the UK safe.
Published 14 September 2017