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Dictionary page21. Glossary and Abbreviations

 

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CCTV

Closed Circuit Television

 

DPA 1998

UK Data Protection Act 1998.

 

DPD 1995

EU Data Protection Directive 1995 (Council Directive 95/46/EC, 1995 OJ (L 281) 31-50.)

 

Direct marketing

The communication (by whatever means) of any advertising or marketing material which is directed to particular individuals'. (DPA 1998 s.11)

 

ePortfolio

A collection of electronic evidence assembled and managed by a user as a learning record that provides actual evidence of achievement.

 

EEA

European Economic Area - the 27 EU Member States, plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

 

EU

European Union - Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

 

FOI

Freedom of Information

 

FOISA 2002

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. This covers public bodies over which the Scottish Parliament, rather than United Kingdom Parliament, has jurisdiction

 

FPS

Fax Preference Service

 

HE

Higher Education

 

HESA

Higher Education Statistics Agency

 

HRA 1998

Human Rights Act 1998

 

ICO

Information Commissioner's Office

 

LBPR 2000

Telecommunications (Lawful Business Practice) (Interception of Communications) Regulations 2000

 

PEC Regs

UK Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended 2011

 

PIA

Privacy Impact Assessment

 

RIPA 2000

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

 

SMS

Short Messaging Service (text messaging)

 

TPS

Telephone Preference Service

 

VLE

Virtual learning environment