Advising you on your responsibilities and obligations
All public and private organisations are legally obliged to protect any personal information they hold, and may be required to notify with the ICO. Public authorities are also obliged to provide public access to official information. The ICO is here to help you understand these obligations and and keep you updated as and when they change.
Need guidance for your sector? We've produced a set of guides that are sector specific. See the list on the right.
If you handle personal information about individuals, you have a number of legal obligations to protect information. Find our more here.
If you wish to contact potential or existing customers with electronic marketing, find out what you need to do to comply with the Regulations.
If you are a public authority you have a legal obligation to make official information available. Find out what you need to do here.
Find out what you need to do to comply with the Regulations concerning environmental information.