The Archives & Records Association both holds and participates in many events throughout the year. Below you will see our complete programme of regional and themed training events with booking details

ARA Scotland - Data Protection - The Right to be Forgotten
Sep 28

ARA Scotland - Data Protection - The Right to be Forgotten


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  • Data Protection – The Right to be Forgotten

    Date: 28 September 2017

    Location: Dundee City Archives

    Non-Members: £25

    Members: £20

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    10:00-10:30: Tea 

    10:30-11:10: Current Data Protection 

    Gillian Mapstone, Senior Court Archivist, National Records of Scotland

    An overview of current data protection law and how it applies to archives and records.

    11:10-11:50: The Dangers of Ignoring Data Protection 

    Alex Fitzgerald, Records Manager, Standard Life

    The importance of data protection in your organisation for protection against litigation and damage to reputation.

    11:50-12:30: Public Records Scotland Act  

    Hugh Hagan, Senior Public Records Officer, National Records of Scotland

    The beginning of PRSA and how good retention schedules help maintain proper data protection.

    12:30-13:30: :Lunch

    13:30-14:30: General Data Protection Regulations 

    Alison Johnston, Lead Policy Officer, Information Commissioner's Office

    An overview of the regulation covering:

     -What will be transposed from the current DP

     -Changes to DP’s territorial scope

     -Enhanced rights for subjects (right to be forgotten)

     -New penalties for security and risk management

     -The role of Data Protection Officer

    14:30-15:00: Tea/Tour of Dundee Archives 

    15:00-16.30: Workshop - Data Protection, Archives and Ethical Considerations  

    Gillian Mapstone, Senior Court Archivist, National Records of Scotland

    The legal aspect of Data Protection in records management and archives are direct instructions to follow, but what about sensitive data or aspects of archives that may not fall strictly under DP but may still have an impact on living relatives/associates? What is the archivists role in these situations? A discussion and workshop about ethical considerations surrounding DP in archives.

    Jon Elliott, Head of Public Affairs in Archives and Records Association will be available throughout the day to field questions regarding ARA's approach to GDPR

  • Category
    ARA Events
  • Date & Time
    Sep 28 2017 at 10:00 AM - Sep 28 2017 at 04:30 PM
  • Location & full address
    Dundee City Archives, 21 City Square, Dundee DD1 3BY
  • Event Admins
    Lorraine Logan