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List 2 reasons why the convention was introduced:
  * Children are individuals and have rights and responsibilities appropriate to their age and development
  * Children’s cultures and traditions should be protected

List 3 Articles and describe how these apply to your setting:
  * Children have the right to say what they think should happen, when adults are making decisions that affect them, and to have their opinions taken into account.
Every child is given time to talk at circle time and express their opinions and ideas or ask questions with the rest of the group and staff.
  * Children have the right to meet together and to join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.
Children in pre-school are encouraged to meet people of the community through visiting the church and the primary school.
  * All children have a right to relax and play, and to join in a wide range of activities.
Children in pre-school are encouraged to choose their own activity whether it be inside or outside, if a child gets tired or wants to relax they can go into the quiet room.

Name two countries who did not sign the Convention:
  * USA
  * Somalia

Data Protection Act 1998:

In what year was the Data Protection Act put in place?
The Act came into place on 1st March 2000

What other 2 Acts does the Data Protection Act incorporate?
It incorporates the Access to Health Records 1990 and the Access to Personal Files Act 1987

Describe the contents of the act:
The Act covers computerised data and manual records held in relevant filing systems. There are restrictions on the use of automated decision-making processes relating to individuals

Describe 3 Data Protection Principles:
  * Personal Data shall be processed fairly and lawfully
  * Personal Data shall be accurate and, where necessary, kept up-to-date
  * Personal Data shall be...