The data protection principles are sprinkled around this website.

As a data controller you are responsible for and should be able to demonstrate compliance with, all of them.

To save ou looking around, the data protection principles are:

  1. Lawfulness, fairness and transparency;
  2. Purpose limitation;
  3. Data minimisation;
  4. Accuracy;
  5. Storage limitation;
  6. Integrity and confidentiality;
  7. and of course, Accountability.

I’m sure you’re already working with each of these principles in mind.  How do you prove your accountability?