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Document library

Document library

A comprehensive resource for individuals and organisations

Our library contains guidance, legislation, brochures, leaflets, factsheets, reports, training material, accounts, committee minutes and more - all the documents you'll need to keep informed and up to date.


Data protection

Need to know more about the law and your personal data? All the information's here and more...

Privacy and electronic communications

Responsibilities, obligations, rights... all the details and documents here.

Freedom of information

Need to know the finer details? Research the Act? Want to discover why some information is unavailable?

Environmental information regulation

Everything you need, from documents and notices to guidance and factsheets.


Our annual reports and accounts, business plans, corporate plans and more.

Memorandums of Understanding

Formal documents which define the relationship between ICO and various departments and agencies.