The Security Institute collects and uses information from current, past and prospective employees, suppliers, members and prospective members, and other stakeholder groups with whom it communicates. In addition, it may occasionally be required by law to collect and use information of this kind to comply with the requirements of government departments, for example business data. This personal information must be dealt with properly, however it is collected, recorded and used - whether on paper, in a computer, or recorded on other material - and there are safeguards to ensure this in the Data Protection Act 1998.
The lawful and correct treatment of personal information by The Security Institute is fundamental to successful operations, and to maintaining confidence between those with whom we deal and ourselves. We ensure that our organisation treats personal information lawfully and correctly.
To this end we fully endorse and adhere to the Principles of Data Protection, as enumerated in the Data Protection Act 1998.
Specifically, the Principles require that personal information:
Therefore, The Security Institute will, through appropriate management, strict application of criteria and controls:
In addition, The Security Institute will ensure that:
Personal Information about members is stored
The Security Institute reserves the right to publish a list of its current membership as at 1st January each year. This list contains the name, employer, business category, grade of membership and email address of each member, unless the member has requested his/her email address to be omitted.
Postal addresses of members are not released to third parties, either electronically or via printed lists or labels.