Data Protection Act - Assessment

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Data Protection Act - Assessment - Quiz

 To Assess your understanding of the Data Protection Act briefing.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many data protection principles are there?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 2. 
    Which of the following should you NOT do with data whilst at work?
    • A. 

      Access ‘personal data’ that you do not need for your work

    • B. 

      Use someone’s ‘personal data’ to complete your work without asking permission from the individual

    • C. 

      Keep ‘sensitive data’ after being given permission by the individual concerned

    • D. 

      Record ‘personal data’ for your own use outside of work

  • 3. 
    Which of the following does not constitute ‘sensitive data’? Data consisting of information about....
    • A. 

      ...an individual's religious beliefs

    • B. 

      ...an individual's home address

    • C. 

      ...an individual's political opinions

    • D. 

      ...an individual's criminal convictions

  • 4. 
    Who is the FirstInfo Data Protection Officer?
    • A. 

      Cassie Dunton

    • B. 

      Becky Simpson

    • C. 

      Debbie Smith

    • D. 

      Rebecca Jenkins

  • 5. 
    What is 'personal data' considered to be under the DPA?
    • A. 

      Height, weight and appearance

    • B. 

      Racial or ethnic origin, religious beliefs and political opinion

    • C. 

      Physical or mental health and criminal offences

    • D. 

      Name, address contact details and date of birth

  • 6. 
    What are we not allowed to do with 'sensitive data'?
    • A. 

      Collect it without permission

    • B. 

      Store it without permission

    • C. 

      Disclose it without appropriate checks

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    What do we charge a customer that wants us to send them any data that we hold about them?
    • A. 

      £5

    • B. 

      £5 per item of data

    • C. 

      £10

    • D. 

      £20

  • 8. 
    What form must you send the customer if they want any data that we hold about them?
    • A. 

      A 'Subject Access Request' form

    • B. 

      A 'Change Request' form

    • C. 

      A 'Data Capture' form

    • D. 

      A 'Declaration of Non-Receipt' form

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is an example of 'sensitive data'?
    • A. 

      Criminal record

    • B. 

      Address

    • C. 

      Date of Birth

    • D. 

      Telephone number

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