ICO Publishes New Data Sharing Code of Practice

25/12/2020


ICO Publishes New Data Sharing Code of Practice

The Information Commissioner’s Office has published its Data Sharing Code of Practice on 17 December. The code, and the hub of new resources, provides practical advice to businesses and organisations on how to carry out responsible data sharing.


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ICO has fined Ticketmaster UK Limited £1.25million over a data breach

17/11/2020


ICO has fined Ticketmaster UK Limited £1.25million over a data breach

The Information Commissioner's Office found that the company failed to put appropriate security measures in place to prevent a cyber-attack on a chat-bot installed on its online payment page. Ticketmaster’s failure to protect customer information is a breach of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


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ICO fines Marriott £18.4million

10/11/2020


ICO fines Marriott £18.4million

The The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined Marriott International Inc £18.4million for failing to keep millions of customers’ personal data secure.


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ICO fined British Airways £20m for data breach

07/11/2020


ICO fined British Airways £20m for data breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined British Airways (BA) £20m for failing to protect the personal and financial details of more than 400,000 of its customers.


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The ICO report on Investigation into Data Protection Compliance in the Direct Marketing Data Broking Sector

27/10/2020


The ICO report on Investigation into Data Protection Compliance in the Direct Marketing Data Broking Sector

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has issued its report on the investigation into the offline marketing services of the data broking industry and, in particular, the activities of the UK’s three largest credit reference agencies Experian Limited, Equifax Limited, and the relevant entities within the TransUnion group of companies (TransUnion International UK Limited and Callcredit Marketing Limited).


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Summary of the ICO Guidance on the Right of Access

27/10/2020


Summary of the ICO Guidance on the Right of Access

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has issued new detailed Guidance on the Right of Access. The previous Subject Access Code of Practice had been issued under the previous Data Protection Act and the ICO has announced it will be updated.


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ICO Consultation on the Draft Statutory Guidance

02/10/2020


ICO Consultation on the Draft Statutory Guidance

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is running a consultation about an updated version of the Statutory guidance on how the ICO will exercise its data protection regulatory functions of information notices, assessment notices, enforcement notices and penalty notices. This consultation closes on November 12, 2020


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The European Parliament Paper on Schrems 2

21/09/2020


The European Parliament Paper on Schrems 2

The European Parliament has prepared a document on Schrems 2 decision to its Members, to assist them in their parliamentary work.


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The UK Information Commissioner’s Office Has Introduced the Accountability Framework

14/09/2020


The UK Information Commissioner’s Office Has Introduced the Accountability Framework

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has published its Accountability Framework which can help organizations to comply with data protection laws.


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The UK Age Appropriate Design Code Comes into Force

02/09/2020


The UK Age Appropriate Design Code Comes into Force

The Information Commissioner’s Office code requiring organisations to provide better online privacy protections for children comes into force today, on September 02, 2020.


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The UK Information Commissioner's Office 2019-2020 Annual Report

20/07/2020


The UK Information Commissioner's Office 2019-2020 Annual Report

The UK Information Commissioner's Office has published it 2019-2020 annual report. It covers a key period in data protection and broader information rights. The report is split into three sections: the performance report, the accountability report and it is concluded with the ICO's financial statements .


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