UK Data Protection Act 2018 - guidance for HR

This document provides key information about the UK Data Protection Act 2018, including the background to the UK Data Protection Act and the relevant derogations from the GDPR. This guidance document is split into the following sections:

  • Overview
  • The GDPR and Brexit
  • Legal basis for processing of special category personal data/criminal convictions data
  • Criminal convictions data
  • Safeguarding and political parties
  • General exceptions from data subject rights
  • Other disclosures
  • Age of consent for children
  • New offences
  • Powers of the Information Commissioner's Office

UK Data Protection Act 2018 - guidance for HR