Data Protection Pp 1 1 Essay

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Your rights

The Data Protection Act

YOUR RIGHTS
Right to Subject access.




Scenario:
You went shopping online and you saw adverts for similar things on other sites that you visit. You could find out what information that they have and what they were giving away on the web.

YOUR RIGHTS


Right to rectify, block or remove incorrect data.



Scenario:
You may have changed you email and you wish to update it to the new one.



YOUR RIGHTS


Right to compensation if damage and distress is suffered by the act being violated. 

Scenario:

Banks misusing your personal details which leads to financial losses and distress. YOUR RIGHTS


Right to prevent processing for the purposes likely to cause damage or distress. 

Scenario:
A on-line banking site has low privacy letting meaning other people can find out personal information about yourself. 

YOUR RIGHTS


Right to prevent processing for the purposes of direct marketing.

Scenario:
Amazon/online shopping site looks at your orders and send you emails on products they think you will like based on these. 

YOUR RIGHTS


Rights in relation to automated decision making.



Scenario:
Banks decide whether a customer should be given a mortgage on the results of a computer program.



Computer misuse act

Offences


Unauthorised access to computer material. Scenario:
Someone guesses the password to you email and sends out mail from it and/or reads their mail and contacts.

Offences


Unauthorised access with intent to commit of…