Resources for working with DPUP — a toolkit
This toolkit provides guidance for various tasks and activities to help you understand and start using the Data Protection and Use Policy (DPUP) in your workplace.
How to use the DPUP toolkit
You can use these tools for a range of different activities. They’re a good way to start using the Data Protection and Use Policy (DPUP) directly in your work.
How to write a purpose statement
Purpose statements explain why you want to collect or use people’s information and can be used in privacy statements, consent forms, privacy impact assessments, partnering agreements and contracts.
Understand the DPUP Principles in practice
This tool sets out a series of questions for each of the 5 Data Protection and Use Policy (DPUP) Principles to help you think through how to apply them in your agency.
How to approach consent
To provide a service, an agency may need some personal information. The consent process establishes expectations about what a person is agreeing to. This tool summarises good practice and legal obligations.
Check your actions align with DPUP
This checklist will help you to take some practical actions to align your work with the Data Protection and Use Policy’s (DPUP’s) advice.
Create transparency and choice
These tools suggest ways to explain key terms, what to consider when developing communications for service users about their data and information, and a checklist of actions.
DPUP's relationship to other laws and guidance
The Data Protection and Use Policy (DPUP) provides good practice advice for the collection and use of people's information. In some areas, and for good reasons, that advice goes beyond the law.
Check you understand DPUP — quiz
This quiz provides questions and answers that help to test your understanding of the Data Protection and Use Policy (DPUP).