Monthly Archives: February 2014

Act Now Appointed to Deliver Information Rights Consultancy Project

Act Now Training is pleased to announce that it has won a tender to deliver information rights consultancy services to an executive agency of a UK Government Department. The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) is an executive agency of Defra, and … Continue reading

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Definition of Personal Data: Durant Revisited

December 2013 marked the 10-year anniversary of one of Data Protection’s most notorious developments, but it came and went without any great fanfare. It’s not really surprising that the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)  didn’t issue a press release celebrating the … Continue reading

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What is “information” under FOI?

Section 1 of the Freedom of Information 2000 (FOI) contains the general right of access to information held by public authorities. But what exactly is “information”? Section 84 defines information as “information recorded in any form.” This includes information held … Continue reading

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