Cabinet Office written question – answered on 19th June 2012.

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Photo of Gordon Banks Gordon Banks Labour, Ochil and South Perthshire

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office

(1) what responsibilities lie with charities in ensuring that data provided to third parties is retrieved by the charity in the event that relationships between the charity and supplier break down;

(2) what arrangements are in place to ensure that data provided to sub-contractors and suppliers of charities is protected during the installation of new IT processes.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office, The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

holding answer 18 June 2012

Charities are subject to the requirements of the Data Protection Act. The Cabinet Office has no plans to issue specific guidance to charities on the handling of data.

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