Data protection is becoming an increasingly important issue for voluntary and community organisations as people become more aware of the need to handle information properly and the financial and reputational risks of getting it wrong. This section will provide news and practical resources you can use relating to data protection.
Paula McGahey from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) highlights the changes to data protection law that charities need to be aware of.
NICVA has launched a Viewfinder survey to members in order to assess their data governance and security. The results will be used to help us ensure members are fully supported with these issues when preparing for GDPR.
With only one year to go until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, we joined with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to hold a conference to help charities prepare for the changes ahead.
Once a month we focus on a data related topic to help organisations navigate through the opportunities and responsibilities in the age of digital transformation.
Following on from NICVA's recent seminars on data protection, we have produced a new guide to data protection with the aim of helping voluntary and community organisations get to grips with this aspect of their information management strategy.
A recent seminar (Friday 14 June) held by NICVA in conjunction with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) highlighted the benefits of good information sharing practices for voluntary and community organisations.