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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Blowing the whistle? Blowing the whistle?

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
Our complaints pages

The ICO Plan 2012-15 The ICO Plan 2012-15

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.

Receiving unwanted marketing texts or calls? Receiving unwanted marketing texts or calls?

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.