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Data Protection

Data Protection Act 1998

The Data Protection Act 1998 sets rules for anyone keeping, using or processing personal information on individuals. Clubs are alerted to the fact Scottish Golf have sought advice from law firm DLA Piper on the implications for golf clubs across Scotland of the Data Protection Act and have produced an Advice Note and example Golf Club Data Protection Policy.

The guidance note sets out a summary of the advice and with an example policy and clubs are encouraged to read through it.

> Data Protection – Scottish Golf Advice Note