The Information Commissioner’s Office is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

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Register your organisation for data protection Register your organisation for data protection

If your organisation processes personal information electronically, you may need to register with the ICO for inclusion on the register of data controllers. Unless you are exempt, failure to do so is a criminal offence.

Find out how to register your organisation

CCTV and the Data Protection Act Concerned about CCTV?

Wondering when the use of CCTV is covered by the Data Protection Act? Perhaps you'd like to request footage, or maybe your business is using CCTV and you want to find out how to stay within the law.

Read our CCTV advice for members of the public
Read our CCTV guidance for organisations

New guidance on ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) New guidance on ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD)

BYOD is a term which refers to when employees use their personal computing devices (typically smart phones and tablets) in the workplace.

Aimed at organisations, our new guidance includes practical steps to help you adopt BYOD safely and in a manner that complies with the Data Protection Act.

Read our ‘bring your own device’ guidance