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What does DPA stand for?

DPA stands for Data Protection Act 1998 (UK)

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

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The Data Protection Act 1998 requires every data controller who is processing personal information to pay a fee to register with the ICO.
Having carefully reviewed the evidence currently available, we have concluded that there is no evidence to support a charge of manslaughter and that, although there is some evidence to warrant further investigation of offences under the Data Protection Act 1998, the Malicious Communications Act 1988 and the Communications Act 2003, no further investigation is required because any potential prosecution would not be in the public interest," he said.
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.
At the end of his tether and having got nowhere with O2, who he claims has treated him appallingly throughout the whole episode, Peters brought an action against the firm in July at Huddersfield County Court under sections seven and 13 of the Data Protection Act 1998.