BSI Data Protection Online


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Helping you to comply with the DPA. This online tool shows you where you might have potential breaches so you can ensure compliance with the DPA.

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BSI Data Protection Online

  1. 1. BSI Data Protection Online Achieve good corporate governance with BS 10012 raising standards worldwide ™
  2. 2. BSI Data Protection Online Achieve good corporate governance with BS 10012 “…Information can have great value as an organizational asset but can be a toxic liability if not handled properly…” UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Annual Report 2007/08 Data protection legislation is becoming increasingly influential in organizations, but do you really know how it affects your day-to-day business? Research conducted by BSI* suggests that almost one in five organizations has unwittingly breached data protection legislation, with 15% not confident that their data sharing practices conform to current legislation. British Standard BS 10012:2009 Data protection. Specification for a personal information management system provides a framework which will enable effective management of personal information, so you can establish an infrastructure for maintaining and improving compliance with data protection legislation. Putting the standard into practice Who does this apply to? Now you can ensure your organization's Personal Information BS 10012 can be applied to both public and private companies Management System (PIMS) meets the requirements of and organizations. It can also provide a useful starting point for BS 10012 with our new tool, BSI Data Protection Online. multi-nationals developing a global PIMS. It is applicable to any A comprehensive self-assessment toolkit which allows you to: organization that holds personal information and spans all sectors and has no boundaries. • Undertake a self-assessment process against the requirements of BS 10012 BSI Data Protection Online has been designed specifically to • Get contextual help for each question, written by data make it easy to work across multiple sites and with multiple protection experts users. Manage your data protection legislative compliance in • Start new self-assessments when needed, or amend existing any jurisdiction for outsourced or cross-border activities. Or self-assessments at any time, allowing you to track progress you can just as easily use it as a stand-alone application. over time • Share self-assessments with colleagues, and embed data protection best practice in your organization The top ten business areas generating • Create summary, detailed or custom reports on your self- assessments to compare and monitor change the most complaints • Cross-reference from the self-assessment questionnaire to Key the library. 16% Lenders BSI Data Protection Online library contains: 14% Direct Marketing 8% General Business • Newsletters on data protection related topics and changes 6% Telecoms to legislation 5% Central Government • Monthly updates and additions to the reference library 5% Health • Guidance on compliance to the Data Protection Act 1998, 5% Policing and criminal records and implementing and maintaining a PIMS 5% Local government • Full version of BS 10012 3% Debt collectors • Advice on specific topics, for example use of email and the 3% Leisure internet, handling subject access requests and related legislation Source: UK ICO Annual Report 2008/09 • Case studies, sample policies, forms and templates. *Opinion Matters/ survey, May 2009 BSI Data Protection Online enables you to systematically work through your PIMS, testing its strengths, and identifying areas for improvement. By implementing this process, you can have confidence that your organization will have robust procedures in place.
  3. 3. Reasons to subscribe to BSI Data Protection All achieved by: Online • Assessing your Personal Information Management System (PIMS) against the requirements of BS 10012 • Gain confidence that your procedures for managing personal information are lawful and that you can embed these into • Identifying what’s working well and what needs attention your organization’s core values • Assigning actions and responsibilities to colleagues, and • Deliver a better service to your customers, safe in the monitoring completion dates knowledge that you are not compromising their trust • Benchmarking across your organization and generating • Continually improve compliance with data protection comparison reports to demonstrate the results of legislation and best practice self-assessment against BS 10012 • Stay informed of your compliance obligations via monthly • Researching a library of expert guidance. The answer updates, topical commentaries and case studies written by is never more than a few clicks away. data protection experts with market experience • Work smarter as you review your personal information For more information, visit: management processes. Did you know…? The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has increasing compulsory audit powers. The ICO received 25,509** complaints/enquiries relating to data protection in 2008/09. This figure is expected to rise by 15% during 2009/10 **Source: UK ICO Annual Report Summary 2008/09 Subscribe now Data Protection Online can provide you with trust and confidence in your DP compliance £495 +VAT for a single user for one year To unlock collaboration features and share this guidance with colleagues, contact us for more information on multi-user licences Email: Tel: +44 (0)20 8996 9001 Enterprise and consultant packages are also available on request.
  4. 4. About BSI Sign up to free e-Newsletters BSI is the UK’s national standards organization, recognized globally for its independence, integrity and innovation in the production of standards and information products that promote and share best practice. BSI works with businesses, consumers and government to represent UK interests and to make sure that British, European and international standards are useful, relevant and authoritative. BSI has been instrumental in the creation, development and promotion of instantly recognizable and well-renowned standards: BS 10012 for data protection BS 25999-1 and BS 25999-2 for business continuity management BS ISO/IEC 27001 for information security management To keep up-to-date with the latest developments in your sector, BS EN ISO 9001 for quality management sign up to receive our sector-specific newsletters at BS EN ISO 14001 for environmental management For further information please visit BSI Group is a global independent business services organization that inspires confidence and delivers assurance to customers with standards- based solutions. Originating as the world’s first national standards body, the Group has over 2,250 staff operating in over 100 countries through more than 50 global offices. The Group’s key offerings are: · The development and sale of private, national and international standards and supporting information · Second and third-party management systems assessment and certification · Product testing and certification of services and products · Performance management software solutions · Training services in support of standards implementation and business best practice. For further information please visit 08/09 BSI Headquarters 389 Chiswick High Road London W4 4AL UK Tel +44 (0)20 8996 9001 Fax +44 (0)20 8996 7001 Printed responsibly on FSC material under chain of custody conditions by an FSC certified printer. Please recycle after use. © BSI copyright raising standards worldwide™ BSI: Standards • Information • Training • Inspection • Testing • Assessment • Certification