Update to Advisory Note 02/2022 published in February 2022 UK-based organisations sending personal data outside the UK or making it available toorganisations in other countries need to comply with the rules on international transfers.In some cases, as this document will explain, it may be necessary to enter into a contract toprovide safeguards for such transfers … Read more
The European Union (EU) is in the process of replacing the current e-privacy law with a new ePrivacy Regulation (ePR). Its full name is “Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications and repealing Directive 2002/58/EC (Regulation on Privacy … Read more
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined H&L Business Consulting Ltd £80,000 for sending hundreds of thousands of text messages to people who had not consented to receive them.
John Edwards delivers his first speech as Information Commissioner.
The past two years have highlighted how transparency and accountability are fundamental to our democracy – the impact of decisions made by public bodies throughout the pandemic have affected us all in some way.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) today announced fines totalling £405,000 to five companies responsible for over 750,000 unwanted marketing calls targeted at older, vulnerable people.
The FT has printed the following letter from John Edwards.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a reprimand to the Scottish Government and NHS National Services Scotland over both organisations failure to provide people with clear information about how their personal information – including sensitive health data – is being used by the NHS Scotland COVID Status app.
John Edwards was interviewed by the Telegraph about the opportunities for data regulation in the UK post-Brexit, while maintaining high standards of data protection.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is seeking the views of stakeholders and the public on how it regulates the laws it monitors and enforces.