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Paying the price of poor data management: how to avoid falling foul of the Data Protection Act

29 Jun 2015
Tags: Data

Charities are still failing to sufficiently protect personal data, with breaches more than doubling over a six-month period, says Adrian Duffley of HW Fisher.

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