Guidance: Data Protection Act: Intelligence Services Processing

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Guidance: Data Protection Act: Intelligence Services Processing

This Part of the Act provides a specific regime for the processing of personal data by the intelligence services.

This Act:

  • Updates the laws governing the processing of personal data by the intelligence services.

  • Ensures that the laws in this area are in line with international standards, while ensuring that the intelligence community and others can continue to keep the UK safe at a time of a heightened and unprecedented terrorist threat.