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The Telecommunications (Data Protection and Privacy) Regulations 1999

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Revocation and amendment of provisions and modification of contracts

    4. 4.Requirements of Regulations

    5. 5.Consents, notices, notifications and requests for purposes of Regulations

  3. PART II TRAFFIC AND BILLING DATA

    1. 6.Limitation on processing certain traffic data

    2. 7.Limitation on processing certain billing data

    3. 8.Processing of billing data for certain marketing purposes by a telecommunications service provider

    4. 9.Further provisions relating to the processing of traffic and billing data

    5. 10.Savings relating to the settling of disputes

  4. PART III CALLING OR CONNECTED LINE IDENTIFICATION

    1. 11.Prevention of calling line identification—outgoing calls

    2. 12.Prevention of calling or connected line identification—incoming calls

    3. 13.999 or 112 calls

    4. 14.Tracing of malicious or nuisance calls

    5. 15.Facilities for calling or connected line identification to be publicised

    6. 16.Supplementary provisions

  5. PART IV DIRECTORIES OF SUBSCRIBERS

    1. 17.Application and interpretation of Part IV

    2. 18.Entries relating to individuals

    3. 19.Entries relating to corporate subscribers

    4. 20.Supplementary provisions relating to directory enquiry services

  6. PART V USE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES

    1. 21.Application and interpretation of Part V

    2. 22.Use of automated calling systems for direct marketing purposes—communications on lines of individual or corporate subscribers

    3. 23.Use of fax for direct marketing purposes—unsolicited communications on lines of individual or corporate subscribers

    4. 24.Use of fax for direct marketing purposes—communications on lines of subscribers who are individuals

    5. 25.Unsolicited calls for direct marketing purposes on lines of subscribers who are individuals

    6. 26.Notifications for the purposes of regulation 23(4)(a) or 25(4)(a)

    7. 27.Supplementary provisions

  7. PART VI MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

    1. 28.Security of telecommunications services

    2. 29.Right to bills which are not itemised

    3. 30.Itemised billing and privacy

    4. 31.Termination of unwanted automatic call forwarding

    5. 32.National security

    6. 33.Legal requirements, law enforcement etc

    7. 34.Transitory and transitional provisions

  8. PART VII COMPENSATION AND ENFORCEMENT

    1. 35.Compensation for failure to comply with requirements of Regulations

    2. 36.Enforcement—extension of Part V of the Data Protection Act 1998

    3. 37.Request that Commissioner exercise his enforcement functions

    4. 38.Technical advice to Commissioner

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      AMENDMENTS

      1. PART I AMENDMENT OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS (DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY) (DIRECT MARKETING) REGULATIONS 1998

      2. PART II INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

        1. The Telecommunications Act 1984

          1. 1.In section 1(6) of the Act of 1984 (payment out...

          2. 2.At the end of section 7(5)(a) of the Act of...

        2. The Data Protection Act 1998

          1. 3.In section 11 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (right...

        3. The Telecommunications (Open Network Provision) (Voice Telephony) Regulations 1998

          1. 4.In regulation 2(1) of the Telecommunications (Open Network Provision) (Voice...

          2. 5.In regulation 10 of the said Regulations (directory services—systemless providers),...

          3. 6.In regulation 21(6)(b)(iii) of the said Regulations (conditions of access...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      DATA REFERRED TO IN REGULATIONS 7 AND 8

      1. 1.The data referred to in regulations 7(1) and 8(1) are...

      2. 2.The reference in paragraph 1(c) to an accounting period is,...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      TRANSITORY AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

      1. Provisions relating to regulation 8

        1. 1.(1) For the purposes of this paragraph, such data as...

      2. Provision relating to Part IV

        1. 2.Part IV shall not apply in relation to such a...

      3. Provisions relating to Part V

        1. 3.(1) Where, immediately before 1st March 2000, the number, in...

      4. Provisions relating to enforcement etc

        1. 4.(1) This paragraph shall apply in relation to enforcement notices...

        2. 5.(1) Part VII of these Regulations shall have effect as...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      MODIFICATIONS TO PART V OF THE DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998 AND SCHEDULES 6 AND 9 THERETO AS EXTENDED BY REGULATION 36

      1. 1.In section 40– (a) in subsection (1), for the words...

      2. 2.In section 41, for the words “data protection principle or...

      3. 3.Section 42 shall be omitted.

      4. 4.In section 43– (a) for subsections (1) and (2) there...

      5. 5.Sections 44, 45 and 46 shall be omitted.

      6. 6.In section 47(1) and (2), for the words “an information...

      7. 7.In section 48– (a) in subsections (1) and (3), for...

      8. 8.In section 49, subsection (5) shall be omitted.

      9. 9.In paragraph 4(1) of Schedule 6, for the words “(2)...

      10. 10.In paragraph 1 of Schedule 9– (a) for sub-paragraph (1)(a)...

      11. 11.In paragraph 9 of Schedule 9– (a) in sub-paragraph (1)(a),...

  10. Explanatory Note

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