Decision details

Decision details

Data Protection Policy Refresh

Decision Maker: City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To propose minor changes to the current Data Protection Policy to keep it in line with best practice and new guidance issued by the Information Commissioner.


The Head of Business Improvement submitted a report which presented an updated Data Protection Policy for approval.


Cllr Brown, Board Member Customer Services and Corporate Services, presented the report.  The Chief Technology and Information Manager informed the Board that this was a straightforward refresh of the existing policy and that there were no new provisions.  He said that he was pleased to note a more general awareness amongst all staff of the importance of data protection and less reliance on the data protection policy specialists. He confirmed that the new ICT service providers were fully compliant on data protection.


The City Executive Board resolved to:

1.    Approve the Data Protection Policy.

Report author: Lucy Neville

Publication date: 21/12/2015

Date of decision: 17/12/2015

Decided at meeting: 17/12/2015 - City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Effective from: 24/12/2015

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