A blog by Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner.
Ian Hulme, the ICO’s Director of Assurance gives business owners, employers and managers advice about how to safely roll out the latest video conferencing technology.
The UK regulator signalling that now is not the time for dogma...:
[...] “A principle underpinning data protection law is that the processing of personal data should be designed to serve mankind. Right now, that means the regulator reflecting these exceptional times, and showing the flexibility that the law allows."
“We must reflect these exceptional times. We will continue to recognise the continuing importance of privacy protections, and the value of transparency provid
We are supporting businesses eager to stay in touch with customers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Recognising the increasingly vital role played by data protection professionals, the third ICO Practitioner Award for Excellence in Data Protection is awarded ton Barry Moult, Information Governance and Privacy Consultant, and former Head of Information Governance at an NHS Trust.
Wrth i COVID-19 barhau i ysgubo ar draws y Deyrnas Unedig, mae mwy a mwy o bobl yn cael eu sbarduno i helpu'r rhai sy’n fwyaf agored i niwed yn ein cymunedau. Mae grwpiau eglwysig, cymdeithasau cymdogaeth a chymdeithasau trigolion yn cael eu sefydlu i gefnogi gwaith grwpiau cymunedol, gwasanaethau ac elusennau sy'n bodoli eisoes.
Statement in response to the use of mobile phone tracking data to help during the coronavirus crisis
As COVID-19 continues to sweep across the UK, more and more people are driven to help the most vulnerable in our communities.
A council employee has been fined £400 for an offence under the Freedom of Information (FOI) regulations.
We all share the same concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The need for public bodies and health practitioners to be able to communicate directly with people when dealing with this type of health emergency has never been greater.