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What’s a data controller and data processor?

A data processor is anyone (other than an employee of the data controller) that processes personal data on behalf of the data controller.

A data controller controls how and why personal data is processed. B&CE, provider of The People’s Pension, is a data controller in its own right. As joint data controllers, both B&CE and the employer have full responsibility for the compliance and accountability of the data collected and used.

For more information on definitions, see The Information Commissioner’s website »