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.
Find out what personal information is held about you
Access information from a public body
Prevent unwanted sales calls and spam emails
Find out information about the environment
16 March - 40% of Wi-Fi users don’t understand security settings
An online survey commissioned by the ICO has shown that 40% of people who have Wi-Fi at home do not understand how to change the security settings …
15 March - Confidential records dumped in skip
Wolverhampton City Council breached the Data Protection Act by allowing personal information to be disposed of in a skip, the ICO said today …
The ICO maintains a public register of data controllers which contains entries for organisations that process personal data.
If your organisation processes personal information electronically, you may need to notify with the ICO for inclusion on the register. Unless you are exempt, failure to do so is a criminal offence.
You can notify with the ICO by completing our online notification form. To find out more about notification, visit our notification pages.