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ICO publishes blog for universities and colleges on sharing personal data in emergencies

United Kingdom - September 30 2021 Earlier this month - as students from all over the country and beyond prepared to head off to universities and colleges around the UK - the UK…

ICO issues fines for nuisance messages

United Kingdom - September 16 2021 The UK Information Commissioner (ICO) has this week announced that it is issuing monetary penalty notices amounting to a total of £495,000 to various…

ICO launches public consultation on the protection of personal data transferred outside the UK

United Kingdom - August 31 2021 On 11 August the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, (ICO) launched a public consultation on its draft international data transfer agreement (IDTA)…

Apparent profiling of benefit claimants sparks privacy concerns

United Kingdom, USA - July 30 2021 The use of certain algorithms by councils to profile benefits claimants in the UK has sparked concerns amongst privacy activists. The Civil Liberties…

UK Information Commissioner launches new version of AI and data protection risk toolkit

United Kingdom - July 27 2021 The use of AI systems can bring many benefits to many different businesses and sectors of society - such as healthcare and retail for example…