SOAS University of London

SOAS Library

Love Data Week Event: Working With Personal Data

Helen Porter and Guest Speakers from LSE and UCL

Date: 14 February 2018Time: 2:00 PM

Finishes: 14 February 2018Time: 4:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Library Room E17

Type of Event: Training

Note: Internal event not open to external attendees.

Open to all Staff and Postgraduate Students of Universities in London

This session will introduce you to the key data protection legislation as well as the practical steps that you need to follow when collecting and using personal data in your research including:

  • The UK Data Protection Act and new EU General Data Protection Legislation
  • How to plan for working with personal data
  • Keeping personal data secure online
  • Tips for securing physical access to personal data
  • Traveling with personal data - risks and options
  • The purposes of anonymization and when to do it
  • Collecting and documenting informed consent   

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Organiser: SOAS, LSE, UCL, Birkbeck, LSTHM

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Contact Tel: 02078984179