You may have read our previous blawg on cookies – however this was pre-GDPR and so is now no longer up-to-date. As the ICO have recently published their updated cookie guidance (and also the cookie pop-ups on their own website), now seemed a good time to update...
There was a rumour following the introduction of the GDPRs that companies no longer had to register (or notify) with the ICO and pay a fee. This was because the Data Protection Act 1998 (which the GDPRs were replacing) contained specific wording to say that companies...
The way we use and share data has changed in ways we could have never imagined since the original Data Protection Act 1998. Given these changes the time was definitely right for legislators to update the legal framework by introducing the General Data Protection...
We've updated our Q&As about Vaccination and COVID status checks, and the data protection issues involved.
You can find comprehensive answers and advice here: https://ico.org.uk/global/data-protection-and-coronavirus-information-hub/coronavirus-recovery-data-protection-advice-for-organisations/vaccination-and-covid-status-checks/
NEW: We have launched an investigation into the use of private correspondence channels at the Department of Health and Social Care.
Read Elizabeth Denham’s blog for more: https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/news-and-events/news-and-blogs/2021/07/ico-launches-investigation-into-the-use-of-private-correspondence-channels/
NEW: The EU Commission has announced today that adequacy decisions for the UK have been approved.
Read Elizabeth Denham's statement on the announcement here: https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/news-and-events/news-and-blogs/2021/06/ico-statement-in-response-to-the-eu-commission-s-announcement-on-the-approval-of-the-uk-s-adequacy/
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