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
18 August - Students can request examiners’ comments
Disappointed students who want to know exactly what the examiner thought of their work can request to see this information under the Data Protection Act ...
16 August - ICO finds improvements to Google’s privacy policies
Google Inc. has taken reasonable steps to improve its privacy policies, the ICO said today, following an audit ...
We monitor awareness and understanding of the Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information Act each year. We are currently conducting the Annual Track 2011 and have commissioned SMSR Ltd to undertake the study on our behalf. SMSR Ltd is an independent market research company which adheres to the Market Research Society’s Code of Conduct.
The information provided by respondents will be treated as private and confidential, with individual responses remaining anonymous.
View the findings of our Annual Track 2010
We have created a questionnaire to help us to produce a profile of our customers. We hope that this will make sure we provide an accessible service for all. It contains nine questions and we estimate that it should take no longer than five minutes to complete.All information is confidential. The information you provide is anonymous and cannot be linked to you personally.
You can complete the equality and diversity questionnaire online or download a print version. For more information, read our Equality and diversity page.
We've launched our guidance index, which replaces the document library as a resource for organisations on the website. We hope you like the changes.
The changes are a direct result of user research that showed, among other things, that users want to view a full list of our guidance for organisations in one place on the website but that the document library was a confusing tool with too many irrelevant documents and unclear headings.
Read about the changes in more detail