A summary of news from the Information Commissioner's Office, the UK's privacy regulator.

  1. ICO statement on investigating coronavirus scams

    We are supporting businesses eager to stay in touch with customers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  2. Winner of the ICO’s Practitioner Award for Excellence in Data Protection 2020 announced

    Recognising the increasingly vital role played by data protection professionals, the third ICO Practitioner Award for Excellence in Data Protection is awarded ton Barry Moult, Information Governance and Privacy Consultant, and former Head of Information Governance at an NHS Trust.
  3. Grwpiau cymunedol a COVID-19

    Wrth i COVID-19 barhau i ysgubo ar draws y Deyrnas Unedig, mae mwy a mwy o bobl yn cael eu sbarduno i helpu'r rhai sy’n fwyaf agored i niwed yn ein cymunedau. Mae grwpiau eglwysig, cymdeithasau cymdogaeth a chymdeithasau trigolion yn cael eu sefydlu i gefnogi gwaith grwpiau cymunedol, gwasanaethau ac elusennau sy'n bodoli eisoes.  
  4. Statement in response to the use of mobile phone tracking data to help during the coronavirus crisis

    Statement in response to the use of mobile phone tracking data to help during the coronavirus crisis
  5. Community groups and COVID-19: what you need to know about data protection

    As COVID-19 continues to sweep across the UK, more and more people are driven to help the most vulnerable in our communities.