Assesment 3rai Hr1
This report explains why Human Resources Departments collects data, the different types of data collected and the different methods they use to both collect and store data.
The report also explains how current legislation affects the collection, use and storage of the data obtained.
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The Working Time Regulations (1998) were introduced to implement the European Working Time Directive and part of the Young Workers Directive.
The Data Protection Act 1998 ( replaces the Data Protection Act 1984 and regulates when and how an individual's ‘personal data’ may be obtained, held, used, disclosed and generally processed. It applies to computerised processing of personal data, and also certain paper-based data files and records.
According to the Data Protection Act 1998 c.29, Part I, section 1, “processing”, in relation to information or data, means obtaining, recording or holding the information or data or carrying out any operation or set of operations on the information or data, including—
(a)organisation, adaptation or alteration of the information or data,
(b)retrieval, consultation or use of the information or data,
(c)disclosure of the information or data by transmission, dissemination or otherwise