Data Protection Guidelines for volunteers

IET Guidelines for volunteers: Data Protection

This guidance document has been produced for volunteers dealing with personal data. It has been approved by the Executive Committee and will be reviewed in February 2014.

 The document contains information on the following:

  • Introduction;
  • Summary of the data protection policy;
  • Data protection principles;
  • Guidelines;
  • Responsibilities;
  • Appendix A: database approval form;
  • Appendix B: countries with adequate protection to comply with the UK Data Protection Act 1998;
  • Definitions.