Vital to the effective functioning of voluntary organisations is the trust of people - the beneficiaries, clients, regulators, donors, volunteers and paid staff.
Open, fair and well-managed data protection practice is not just desirable in helping to achieve that trust, but essential.
Get it wrong and there is reputational damage and costs attached.
Data Protection for voluntary organisations will enable you to set a shining example of best practice and also comply with UK data legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in force since 2018.
This book will help you:* Understand the key principles and elements of data protection* Recognise your main responsibilities as a data controller* Distinguish when you can and can't retain data* Appreciate what the rights of the data subject areWho is this book for?
A must-read for anyone in the UK voluntary sector who wants to get beyond tick-box data management.
Invaluable to data managers or those who handle personal information such as IT, personnel, marketing and fundraising departments.
For professional advisers, and academics it will also offers a valuable summary drawing out key data protection points by examining and interpreting the primary legislation.