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Ict and the law
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ICT in the Law
Data Protection Act 1998
The data protection act is there to keep people safe from identity theft. It also helps the police identify the criminals and stop them. This benefits people like me because it keeps my personal information safe when I use it on the internet and give my details when subscribing to a website. The act keeps my details safe from theft. Schools and colleges that I have been to have my personal information. They have my phone numbers and addresses. The Data Protection Act protects this information so it cannot be stolen. This means that they cannot give out any of my information to other people. My doctor also has my information. He has my address, phone number and medical records which are kept safe on a database so my details aren't stolen. My bank also has my details. It has my name, age, numbers and addresses. It also has my account details which need to be protected from thieves so my money is safe. Personal data must be got fairly and lawfully. It was brought in because more and more organisations were starting to hold people's personal information on computers. This
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