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The Data Protection Act 1998 (EU Directive 95/46/EC) came into effect on the 24 October 1998 and was brought into force on 1 March 2000. The act relates to a wide range of personal data, not just that held in computer systems. It now includes data held in manual filing systems, video and closed circuit television images (CCTV).
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IP (Internet Protocol)
All networks connected to the internet speak IP, the technical standard which allows data to be transmitted between two devices. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is responsible for making sure messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood.
If you are connected to the Internet you have one, for example it may look something like this 18.104.22.168.
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Delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.