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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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Blog: Data ethics and the digital economy 0

We’ve just appointed our first data ethics adviser, Ellis Parry, to consider data protection and ethics challenges over the next year. Source: ico.org.uk

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European Data Protection Board Issues Final Guidelines on Extraterritorial Application of GDPR 0

The European Data Protection Board has issued long-awaited final guidelines for the extraterritorial application of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Key changes: (1) GDPR can apply extraterritorially to some streams of data processing

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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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First multi-million GDPR fine in Germany: €14.5 million for not having a proper data retention schedule in place 0

On October 30, 2019 the Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit – Berlin DPA) issued a €14.5 million fine on a German real estate

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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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Sector has got to grips with and is respecting the GDPR, says chief at regulator 0

Most charities have got to grips with and are respecting the General Data Protection Regulation, according to Gerald Oppenheim, chief executive of the Fundraising Regulator. Speaking at the Westminster Social

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Live facial recognition technology – police forces need to slow down and justify its use 0

As far back as Sir Robert Peel, the powers of the police have always been seen as dependent on public support of their actions. It’s an ideal starting point as

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Statement on an agreement reached between Facebook and the ICO 0

In 2017 the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) commenced a formal investigation into the misuse of personal data in political campaigns. Source: ico.org.uk

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