What is BS 10012:2009?
BS 10012 has been developed to help companies establish and maintain a best practice personal information management system that complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. It is the first standard that relates to the management of personal information. By following the framework set out within BS 10012, organisations can improve their data storage protection and manage data processing and data transfers better – so that they comply with legislation.
How does it work?
BS 10012 starts by demonstrating how to plan for an effective personal information management system. The standard then shares practical advice on the implementation and operation, and concludes with ways to monitor, review and improve the system to ensure compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Who should buy it?
- Public and private sector organisations of any size
- Anyone responsible for initiating, implementing and maintaining a personal information management system
- Regulatory bodies
- Quality assurers
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