Data Protection Terms for the Supply of Goods and Services
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives individuals the right to access personal data which is being held by Mid Ulster District Council. It provides a framework to ensure that personal data is handled in accordance with all the provisions in the Act.
- All contractors, consultants, partners or other servants or agents of the Council who are users of personal data supplied by the Council will be required to confirm that they will abide by the requirements of the Act. The Council will require that they enter into a contract, which obliges them to: -
- Ensure that they and all their staff who have access to personal information held or possesses of us on our behalf are aware of their duties and responsibilities under the Act. Any breach of any provision of the Act will be deemed as being a breach of any contract between the Council and that individual, company, partner or organisation.
- Ensure that they only act on our instructions with regard to the processing of personal information we supply them.
- Ensure that they have adequate security around personal information supplied to them, and in particular, will take appropriate organisational and technical steps to ensure that there is no loss, damage or destruction to such information.
- Allow data protection audits by the Council, of information held on its behalf (if requested).
- Indemnify the Council against any prosecutions, claims, proceedings, actions or payments or compensation or damages, without limitation arising out of any breach of the Act by them.
- By ticking the relevant box in the request for quotation I am/we are in acceptance of the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 as detailed above.