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Trust, technology and slippers with torches 0

Much has changed since Jonathan Bamford, (former)  Director of Strategic Policy  (Domestic Policy),  joined the Information Commissioner’s Office, but as he comes to retire, he reflects on 34 years in

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Statement on ICO-approved certification schemes 0

The ICO has announced it will be working with UK Accreditation Service (UKAS) to deliver the ICO-approved certification schemes. The ICO will approve and publish the certification schemes and, as

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Adtech and the data protection debate – where next? 0

Six months ago we issued our Adtech Update Report with a clear message to industry that they had six months to read, internalise and act upon our report. Our view

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London pharmacy fined after “careless” storage of patient data 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined a London-based pharmacy £275,000 for failing to ensure the security of special category data. Source: ico.org.uk

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The Data Protection Fee: does your company need to pay? 0

We have launched a campaign to contact all registered companies in the UK reminding them of their legal responsibility to pay a data protection fee. Source: ico.org.uk

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ICO Deputy Commissioner appointed OECD working party chair 0

The ICO’s Steve Wood has been appointed as chair of the OECD’s Working Party on Data Governance and Privacy. Source: ico.org.uk

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ICO submits Age Appropriate Design Code of Practice to government 0

The Information Commissioner has today (Friday 22 November) submitted the final version of the Age Appropriate Design Code of Practice to the Secretary of State in accordance with the statutory

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Why special category personal data needs to be handled even more carefully 0

Imagine if your medical records, information about your sex life or your political opinions were put into the public domain so anyone could see them. When personal data is shared

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Bond Lecture 2019: ‘Access to Information in Turbulent Times’ 0

Gill Bull, ICO’s Director of Freedom of Information Complaints and Compliance, speech at the British Records Association in London, 13 November 2019. Source: ico.org.uk

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Information Commissioner reminds political parties they must comply with the law ahead of General Election 0

The Information Commissioner has sent the following letter to the political parties in relation to the use of data in political campaigning Source: ico.org.uk

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