Data controllers and data processors: what's the difference?

5th June 2014



The definitions of data controller and data processor are central to understanding the Data Protection Act - particularly in terms of working out where data protection responsibility lies. But the distinction between the two can be misunderstood.


That's prompted the ICO (Information Comissioners Office) to update the guidance. So how much do you know about which is which? Take the test and find out, before heading to the guidance for an explanation of each example.

Take the test!


Download guidence document


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