Step-by-step guide Data Protection compliance is everyone’s responsibility and vitally important when sharing digital content online. From collecting personal data as part of an oral history project to sharing the names of participants in a community project — it all falls under UK Data Protection law. This 10-part guide will explain what you need to … Read more
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How do I know which items in our collection I can share online? A guide to copyright and sharing your collection online
1. What is copyright? In the UK, copyright law is based primarily on the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA) and subsequent revisions. Copyright is part of a group of ‘intellectual property rights’ which also includes trademarks, designs and patents, and confidential information. Related are moral rights and the database right. Copyright is an … Read more
Data protection checklist Know your data Are you posting personal data? The data relates to a living, identifiable individual Are you a ‘data controller’? We decide what data we are collecting and what we do with it We have self-assessed whether we need to register with the Information Commissioner’s Office Know your high risk data … Read more
A website or social media account is an essential channel for the promotion of your organisation’s aims and activities. Whatever the aims, if you are sharing personal data online, you need to comply with data protection laws. This guidance takes you through the things you need to consider. 1. Know your data Are you … Read more
Protecting the data of your audiences is vital for heritage organisations. Whether you are conducting research into your local area or creating content about community projects, you always need to ensure you are protecting the personal data of the people who participate. In this article, we’re going to share tips on which data laws apply … Read more
Sharing content online is a great way to engage your audiences – and to attract new ones. A good online presence can help you reach visitors and researchers who couldn’t otherwise view your collections – addressing some of the limits of opening hours, geographical distance and accessibility. This guide will explain some of the legal … Read more
By now, you may have heard that GDPR is on the way, and have the nagging feeling that you probably should do something about it… Audience development agency Thrive share their quick and easy guide to what you need to know to get started.
The Audience Agency’s expert agents have put together a sample Data Management Policy Structure worksheet as a suggested approach to addressing personal data management to provide a framework for working towards and maintaining compliance with data protection regulations.
The new AIM publication focuses on the most important areas for action for the impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The guide is suitable for all AIM members and other heritage sector organisations across the UK.
Data Sharing: how Sadler’s Wells put the customer first and increased touring company customer data by 25%
Sebastian Cheswright Cater and Matt Kirby at Sadler’s Wells share how putting the customer first has helped them meet ACE data sharing requirements, stay legally compliant, support their artistic partners and save hours of valuable staff time.