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
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Prevent unwanted sales calls and spam emails
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2 April - ICO statement: Response to concerns around government plans to monitor online communications
An ICO spokesperson said: "The Information Commissioner's role in this Home Office project, both under this government and the ...
30 March - Company directors use council employee to illegally access tenants’ details
A Slough letting agent and one of its directors who unlawfully obtained details about their tenants ...
Are you concerned that your employer might not be meeting its obligations under information rights legislation? We have produced guidance about the protections offered to whistle blowers considering disclosing information about their employer to the ICO.
Read the guidance for whistle blowers
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The ICO Plan 2012-15, detailing how the ICO intends to achieve its strategic outcomes over the next three years, is now available.
View the Plan on the ICO's Corporate and business plan page.
We’re aware of an increase in people receiving unwanted marketing texts or calls from organisations who do not identify themselves. We understand how frustrating this is and we want to learn more so we can find those responsible.
If you have received a message or call but don’t know who it was from please tell us about it.