A clear data protection policy will help ensure your company - and its staff - complies with the principles of data protection, and with the law.
It's vital your business takes these legal obligations seriously. Failing to follow the rules could result in a maximum fine of £500,000.
Data protection policy: your obligations
For a detailed breakdown of your obligations under data protection law, read our advice:
Download this data protection policy template (RTF file, can be opened by most word processing software) from Lasa.
This data protection policy template can help you outline the data protection policy principles that your company has decided to implement.
Although this data protection policy template is designed for voluntary organisations, your company's data protection policy will need to cover similar areas.