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What does DPA stand for?

DPA stands for Data Protection Act 1998 (UK)

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Military and Government

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To do this, contact the organisation in writing making it clear that you are asking them to 'stop' (or not to begin) using your personal information for direct marketing purposes in accordance with the Data protection Act 1998 Q.
To meet the Councils obligations of annual license checks we have a requirement for the supply, implementation and support of a web based 24/7 Electronic Driver Licence checking system, that provides instant view information on all drivers via a secure website, and MUST ensure compliance with DVLA, code of conduct, Data Protection Act 1998, Duty of Care Act S.
The Data Protection Act 1998 requires every data controller who is processing personal information to pay a fee to register with the ICO.
RE Crafty new tricks of the cold callers (Brian Christley, Letters, May 31): rather than the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) preventing these cold callers from giving out their names, the opposite is true.
Any personal information collected will be processed in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and used only for the purposes of fulfillment and analysis.
As part of our normal service, you will be issued with a duty-of-care waste transfer note at the site and a Certificate of Destruction will be sent in the post a few days later, in line with the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998.