08 March 2010TurnitinUK Plagiarism Detection Service:
UK Data Protection Act factsheet (PDF)
This factsheet, written with guidance from legal counsel considers how data submitted to TurnitinUK is used, and the contractual implications for all parties involved. It also considers use and retention of data in relation to the Freedom of Information Act.
UK Copyright factsheet (PDF)
This factsheet, written with guidance from legal counsel considers use of TurnitinUK in relation to UK copyright legislation. It includes a suggested approach for institutions, and an example clause for use in student contracts.
A PowerPoint presentation discussing the legal issues surrounding plagiarism and copyright.
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