BS 10012 Data protection. Specification for a personal information management system

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BS 10012:2009

Data protection. Specification for a personal information management system

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : May 2009



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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Standard NumberBS 10012:2009
TitleData protection. Specification for a personal information management system
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date31 May 2009
Confirm Date01 July 2014
Cross ReferencesBS EN ISO 9000:2005, BS EN ISO 9001, BS EN ISO 14001:2004, BS ISO/IEC 20000, BS ISO/IEC 27001, BIP 0012, Data Protection Act 1998, 95/46/EC, Freedom of Information Act 2000, 2006/24/EC, 2002/58/EC
Draft Superseded By09/30175848 DC
DescriptorsData security, Data storage protection, Data, Information, Data processing, Management, Management operations, Legal liability, Legislation, People, Organizations, Data transfer, Data storage, Documents
ISBN978 0 580 61550 4
File Size2.452 MB

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