Data protection

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.

Data Protection Toolkit - Write a Privacy Notice

14 May 2018Bob Harper General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)GDPR, Data protection

Privacy notices help the people who you process personal data about understand why and what you do with their information. The GDPR specifies what must be included and how they should be written.

Data Protection Toolkit - Templates

14 May 2018Bob Harper General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)GDPR, Data protection

We've created some templates and resources as a starting point for you to work with.

Data Protection Toolkit - Document your processing activities

13 May 2018Bob Harper General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)GDPR, Data protection

It is a legal requirement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to keep a clear record of your processing activities. This resource explains what to do and provides templates for you to get started.

Data Protection Toolkit - Frequently Asked Questions

9 May 2018Bob Harper General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)GDPR, Data protection

A number of common scenarios and questions that we have received on GDPR and data protection.

Data Protection Toolkit - Further Guidance

8 May 2018Bob Harper General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)GDPR, Data protection

More resources on GDPR and data protection, including sub-sector specific information.

Data Protection Toolkit - Legitimate Interests Assessment & Template

8 May 2018Bob Harper General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)Data protection, GDPR

Legitimate interests is one of six lawful basis set out in the GDPR to justify the processing of personal data (data relating to an individual from which that individual can be identified).

Data Protection Toolkit - Glossary

25 Apr 2018Bob Harper General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)Data protection, GDPR, Resources

Demystifying GDPR jargon and explaining data protection topics.

Practical GDPR guidance from Fundraising Regulator and IOF

26 Feb 2018Sandra Bailie Fundraising RegulationGDPR, Data protection, guidance, Fundraising, regulation, ICO

NICVA welcomes the joint guidance on GDPR released by Institute of Fundraising (IoF) and the Fundraising Regulator (FR) and reviewed and co-badged by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

GDPR - 10 changes your charity needs to know about

14 Sep 2017Shauna O'Neill General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)Data protection, Data Fridays, GDPR

Paula McGahey from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) highlights the changes to data protection law that charities need to be aware of.