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