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15. Automated Decision Making and Profiling

15.1. Under Data Protection Laws there are controls around profiling and automated decision making in relation to Individuals.

Automated Decision Making happens where the College makes a decision about an Individual solely by automated means without any human involvement and the decision has legal or other significant effects; and

Profiling happens where the College automatically uses Personal Data to evaluate certain things about an Individual.

15.2. Any Automated Decision Making or Profiling which the College carries out can only be done once the College is confident that it is complying with Data Protection Laws. If College Personnel therefore wish to carry out any Automated Decision Making or Profiling College Personnel must inform the Data Protection Officer.

15.3.College Personnel must not carry out Automated Decision Making or Profiling without the approval of the Data Protection Officer.

15.4.The College does not carry out Automated Decision Making or Profiling in relation to its employees.