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Convention 108 Signed 02/10/97
  Ratified 02/10/97
National Constitution    
Specific National Legislation   Data Protection Act 1998
Territorial Laws:
Jersey Law 2005
Guernsey Law
Isle of Man Law
Enacted   16/07/98
Scope Manual Processing Yes

 
Non Natural person No

 
Public or private sector Both
Registration or Notification   All data
Special Authorisation for Exportation   Yes
Data Protection Authority

 
  Office of the Information Commissioner
Information Commissioner Wycliffe House, Water Lane
Wycliffe House UK - WILMSLOW - CHESHIRE SK9 5AF
Tel: 44 (0) 1625 545 745 / Fax: 44 (0) 1625 524 510
Email: data@dataprotection.gov.uk
Website: www.ico.gov.uk/