Ready for the 1998 Data Protection Act?

May 2000
Logistics & Transport Focus;May2000, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p12
Trade Publication
This article presents data from the Experian, the information solutions provider, showing that over 60 percent of businesses in Great Britain is are not aware that there is law a on data protection that was enforced in 1998. Of those which are aware of the law, two-thirds do not know how it affects them. Overall, almost 90 percent of businesses feel they do not know how the law affects them and 97 percent feel they need to know more about it. To help businesses understand how the act affects them, the company has a published a guide which explains the requirements and responsibilities placed on them by the new legislation.


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