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Fri, 22 Oct 2021 09:38:34 +0100
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is urging organisations to revisit their bulk email practices after failures by HIV Scotland led to a £10,000 fine.
Wed, 13 Oct 2021 10:03:36 +0100
Freedom of expression and freedom of information play a vital role in our democracy. Trust in our democratic system relies on people to ask questions of public bodies who operate on their behalf, to understand and scrutinise the decisions of local and national government.
Thu, 07 Oct 2021 10:00:32 +0100
Foreword from Elizabeth Denham CBE, UK Information Commissioner The opportunity to reflect on and review the UK data protection legal framework and regulatory regime is a welcome one. Three years have passed since the introduction of the Data Protection Act 2018, and the pace and scale of…
Wed, 29 Sep 2021 12:39:25 +0100
Ahead of the introduction of mandatory vaccination and COVID status checks in Scotland and Wales, the UK Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, said:  
Mon, 27 Sep 2021 14:59:22 +0100
An ICO spokesperson said: "An independent internal investigation, commissioned by the ICO in February, confirmed that a single payment of £6248.40 was made on an ICO corporate charge card in December 2020 for identical £24.60 gifts for 254 members of ICO staff.
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 15:54:51 +0100
A blog by Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham.
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 10:42:21 +0100
The ICO has today announced fines totalling £495,000 to well-known companies that between them sent more than 354 million nuisance messages.
Tue, 14 Sep 2021 09:46:55 +0100
Starting university or further education can be an exciting time, but for some it can also be a difficult and anxious transition.  
Thu, 09 Sep 2021 17:49:19 +0100
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) brought together data protection and privacy authorities from G7 countries, as well as guests from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the World Economic Forum (WEF), for a discussion this week on shared emerging challenges that need closer international collaboration.
Thu, 09 Sep 2021 17:25:14 +0100
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said: “People’s personal data is used in ever more novel ways; it is right that government looks to ensure a legislative framework that is fit for the future. A framework that continues to be independently regulated to maintain high standards of…