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.
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).
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).
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.
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
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued the Guidance on AI and data protection (Guidance). It provides a framework for auditing AI, focusing on best practices for data protection compliance. It provides a clear methodology to audit AI applications and ensure they process personal data fairly – something ICO has highlighted as the key challenge for artificial intelligence processing personal data.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and found that Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) for data transfers between EU and non-EU countries are valid. This was the outcome of the CJEU decision C-311/18 – Facebook Ireland and Schrems issued on July 16th 2020.
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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