Information and privacy

GDPR for UNISON branches

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018. GDPR strengthens individuals’ rights to know about, and to control, how their own data is processed. This means you will need to do certain things differently within the branch, including: Being more transparent about what data is being collected for and how […]

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GDPR for UNISON members

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) applies from 25 May 2018 and give individuals more choice and control over how their data is used. The regulations include strict duties, which all organisations must follow. Failure to comply with legislation could result in heavy fines, therefore compliance with the regulations is essential. What you need to […]

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Filing papers

Freedom of information

The Freedom of Information (FoI) Act was put in place to allow anyone, anywhere in the world, to request information held by a UK public authority. By law, a response to a request must generally be made within 20 working days.

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