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Data Protection and Compliance in Context by Stewart Room

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KEY WORDS AND PHRASES – DATA, PERSONAL DATA AND PROCESSING

It is the processing of personal data by data controllers and data processors that is regulated by the DPA. To recap, the person whose personal data are processed is known as the data subject, the data controller is the person with the power of control over the purpose or manner of the processing and the data processor is the person who processes personal data on behalf of a data controller. While the status of data subject is reserved for living individuals only, data controllers and data processors can be living individuals or organizations, such as companies, public bodies, clubs, associations and charities.

What are data?

The DPA is concerned with two kinds of data, electronic data ...

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