Fair shares

Stevens, Ian; Cole, Sarah
May 2010
Utility Week;5/28/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p18
Trade Publication
The article discusses the Data Protection Act in Great Britain which permits data sharing under certain conditions but does not expressly authorize it. Before sharing, if data can be made anonymous, it may reportedly be shared without restrictions. It is stated that express or implied statutory powers are needed by public bodies before they can share data and that the Act has eight data protection principles which also consider the possible confidentiality of information prior to disclosure.


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