On 10 October 2023, the England and Wales Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Delo, R. (On the Application Of) v. The Information Commissioner, in which it upheld an earlier High Court ruling that the UK’s data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), is not obliged to […]
On 3 October 2023, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published new guidance on workplace monitoring. The previous guidance was issued in 2011, as part of the ICO’s Employment Practices Code, and was badly in need of updating, given both the development of new monitoring technologies over the last 12 […]
On 6 December 2022, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced that it would publish details of all future reprimands, including those issued from January 2022 onwards, ‘unless there is a good reason not to’. This is part of the ICO’s new strategic approach to regulatory action. The ICO hopes […]
As the UK begins to ease lockdown measures, employers in all sectors are considering how their employees can return to work in the safest possible way. For many, this will include testing to check whether employees have (or have already had) COVID-19. Any employer wishing to carry out such testing […]
The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office has, over the course of this week, published various notes of advice and blog posts to organisations and data subjects in respect of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
UK ICO Cites Inadequate M&A Data Protection Due Diligence as a Factor in Proposing $125M Breach Fine
On July 9, 2019, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) publicly announced its intent to impose a £99M (approximately $123M) GDPR fine on Marriott in connection with the discovery and notification of a data breach at Starwood. Among its justifications for the record fine, the ICO cited inadequate data protection […]
On 30 May 2019, the UK data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published a report, reflecting on its experiences over the year since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) (GDPR) and sharing its learnings.
On 6 March 2019, the UK data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) convened an adtech fact-finding forum of industry stakeholders, aimed at developing its understanding of the adtech ecosystem (with a particular focus on programmatic advertising and real-time bidding) and exploring key themes raised by adtech from a […]