Chapter 6 Data Protection and Information Ethics

We appeal to your common sense and sense of Responsibility here.

6.1 Data Protection

Data Protection refers to the “control over access to and use of data stored in computers”

As a volunteer, you are responsible to hold yourself to the highest standards of data collection, privacy and security.

6.2 Information Ethics

Information Ethics refers to a “branch of ethics that focuses on the relationship between the creation, organization, dissemination, and use of information”

As a volunteer, you are morally obliged to perform analysis that is ethically correct according to the guidelines set by your social sector partner.