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explain how legislation relating to ICT affects Logo's R Us

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Explain how legislation relating to ICT affects Logo's R Us Data Protection Act (1998) Any organisation that needs to store data, must inform the information commissioner. The principles of which Logo's R Us should follow are: 1. Data may be collected and processed fairly and lawfully. 2. Data may be collected and used only for one or more specific and lawful purpose 3. Data must be adequate, relevant and not exclusive for the purpose 4. Data must be accurate and up to date 5. Data must not be kept longer than necessary 6. Data must be processed in accordance with the rights of the data subjects 7. Data must be kept secure against unauthorised or unlawful processing and accidental loss, damage or destruction. * Simple database- they need to make sure that all the customer details etc are secure within the system and that only they have access to this. * The sales manager is responsible for securing sales for the company. ...read more.

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* The chief designer visits fashion shows and trade fairs to gain customer ideas. They have to make sure they don't copy the ideas off others, their there just to get ideas. Computer Misuse Act (1990) This is when someone misuses a computer by unauthorised personnel who is intruding on data * All the computers in the head office are connected in a LAN with a single server. A router provides a broadband connection to the internet that can be used from all workstations. Each member of the head office staff has a workstation on their desk. All members have to make sure they don't go on inappropriate sites etc, and also use the information from customers inappropriately. * The printer can be used from the warehouse manager's station. The employees have to print off work that relates to the business and not irrelevant information. Health and Safety at work Act (1974) This is the laws of the land on health and safety in the workplace * Research assistance carry out test and material samples and development assistance produce prototype garments. ...read more.

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* On request, arrange eye tests and provide glasses if special ones are needed. Employees covered by the regulations can ask their employer to arrange and pay for an eye test. This can be repeated at regular intervals as recommended by the optician. However, the employer has to pay for glasses only if special ones are needed. * Provide health and safety training and information. Employers must ensure that employees can use their workstation safety, for example by providing training in the best use of the equipment to avoid health problems. They must also give information to employees about health and safety using VDUs, including the steps they have taken to comply with the regulations. Electronic Communications Act (2000) This facilitates electronic communication and electronic data storage. This means that it helps the company to store data electronically. * They could use portable PDA's to collect customers' signatures and information can be stored on it whilst on the road. So they wouldn't need to be handling with loads of paper work. It's an easier way of storing information. ?? ?? ?? ?? Hayleigh Ashley Candidate Number: 4014 Centre Number: 27226 ...read more.

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