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Minister for Justice - November 11th, 1987.
Privacy is a basic right, granted by the Constitution.
Information about someone belongs to them. Others may use it, but they don’t own it.
“Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Individuals with Regard to Automatic Processing of Data”
- Data is obtained and processed fairly
- Held for its specified purpose only
- Must be relevant to purpose and non-excessive
- Must be accurate and current (up-to-date)
- Help for no longer than is required
- Extra safeguards for ‘sensitive’ data (race, religion, politics)
- Prudent security measures to protect personal information
- Subject has right to view, correct and erase such data