The Telecommunications (Data Protection and Privacy) Regulations 1999

  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

  10. SCHEDULES

    1. 1

      1. Part I amendment of the Telecommunications (Data Protection and Privacy) (Direct Marketing) Regulations 1998;

      2. Part II incidental and consequential amendments.

    2. 2

      Data referred to in regulations 7 and 8.

    3. 3

      Transitory and transitional provisions.

    4. 4

      Modifications to Part V of the Data Protection Act 1998 and Schedules 6 and 9 thereto as extended by regulation 36.

  11. Explanatory Note