The Data Protection Act - The DPA Toolkit
So - how to start with this complicated piece of legislation. How do you meet its various demands? What tasks are required? How do you measure whether you comply?
A specific product, the DPA Toolkit was been developed to assist with all these issues, and to offer guidence and provide direction.
The Toolkit is a downloadable set of MS-Word (and PDF) documents intended to guide you through the act and the compliance process. It includes:
The toolkit should set you well on the way to managing compliance and understanding what is actually required for the act.
A beginners guide / awareness document to explain the act to you and your staff
A tasklist to guide you on what to do
A set of DPA policy statements for your organisation
An audit checklist for the Data Protection Act
A questionnaire to help you measure your compliance
DPA Toolkit - Further Information