The Information Commissioner’s Office is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

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Topic guides for the public Topic guides for the public

We've produced a number of guides for the public, covering issues from bankruptcy to spam emails. You can find out what steps to take if you've been refused credit, learn how to access your personal information held by the UK criminal justice system, find out how to stop unwanted marketing calls, and much more.

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