Does the Data Protection Act 1998 apply to your business or the organisation you work for? What do you need to do to protect the personal data of your customers and employees? Why should you care?
20 ladies gathered at Double Tree by Hilton Dundee for a bit of networking over lunch and what was a whistle-stop tour of Data Protection by Maureen Falconer, Senior Policy Officer at the Information Commissioner Office Scotland.
Going through the Principles of Data Protection, Maureen gave practical tips and advice about basic steps to take to protect personal data. The ICO website contains plenty of information for small and medium companie www.ico.org.uk.
Member Pamela Malpas of 1OfficeSolutions gave a short presentation on the document management software they offer which supports the principles of data protection.
Raffle prizes were kindly donated by Darlings Coffee Shop Arbroath and Gardyne Theatre at Dundee College.