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The Information Commissioner opens a formal investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes

By Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner. In March we announced we were conducting an assessment of the data protection risks arising from the use of data analytics, including for political purposes. Engagement with the electorate is vital to the democratic process. … Continue reading

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Nine points EU referendum campaign groups should remember if they don’t want to break the rules

By Judith Jones, Group Manager. With reports suggesting the UK could go to the polls this year for the EU referendum, campaign groups are already starting to mobilise support. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) therefore wants to remind campaigning groups … Continue reading

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