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GDPR guidance in 2017

By Jo Pedder, Interim Head of Policy Delivery. There’s nothing like a new year to focus the mind on self-improvement. And from a data protection perspective, there’s something about the arrival of 2017 that makes the implementation of GDPR in … Continue reading

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How the ICO will be supporting the implementation of the GDPR

By Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner. The government has now confirmed that the UK will be implementing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Secretary of State Karen Bradley MP used her appearance before the Culture, Media and Sports Select Committee … Continue reading

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GDPR still relevant for the UK

By Steve Wood, Interim Deputy Commissioner. It’s just a few weeks since we set out what guidance organisations could expect and when around a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that was on track to come into force in the UK … Continue reading

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A data dozen to prepare for reform

By Steve Wood, Head of Policy Delivery. Manchester becomes the capital of UK data protection this week, with 800 data protection practitioners heading to our conference in the city. And for the delegates heading to the north-west, top of the … Continue reading

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Reform of data protection laws hits home straight

By Christopher Graham, Information Commissioner It’s taken four years of debate, but as we reach the 1,422nd day of planning, discussion and negotiation, agreement has finally been reached on the reform of data protection laws. Last night, the institutions of … Continue reading

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Businesses: how to prepare for the EU reforms

By David Smith, Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection. You may have seen my recent blog offering an update on progress on EU data protection regulation reforms. Negotiations are very much ongoing, but if all goes according to plan, … Continue reading

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The EU Regulation – approaching the home straight?

By David Smith, Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection. As Brussels takes its summer holidays (we soldier on here at the ICO!), it’s an opportune time to again take stock of what still needs to be done before we … Continue reading

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Three years on… …and still waiting for reform

By David Smith, Deputy Commissioner and Director of Data Protection. As the candles were blown out on the third birthday of the European Commission’s proposal for a new data protection regulation for Europe, there were plenty of people asking how … Continue reading

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ICO blog: Road to reform proves long and winding

As the saying goes – a week’s a long time in politics – so six weeks can feel more like a lifetime in the workings of the European Union’s political machine. That’s how long it is since the agreement by … Continue reading

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One small step for EU Parliament could prove one giant leap for data protection

The journey to a new European law is a long one, but to mis-quote a well-known phrase, one small step by the European Parliament could yet prove to be one giant leap forward towards a new data protection regulation. Last … Continue reading

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