A Data Protection Policy is a data protection and data security policy for your employees.
A Data Protection Policy makes sure everyone in your company understands why data protection is important. It also describes procedures for collecting, working with, and storing data.
A Data Protection Policy is an important document to inform staff about your use of their personal data, as required by law. It is also used to educate your employees about the principles that they must adhere to in handling the personal data of customers that they may collect during the course of their employment. Such a policy will ensure that you fulfil your legal obligation to protect the security of personal data.
When drafting a Data Protection Policy, it is important to focus on a number of key clauses, in particular: