ICO Outlines How it will Support Innovation


The ICO has released a document titled “ICO: Innovation and regulation” which outlines how their role as a regulator will work to promote innovation and not place undue burdens on businesses. This has been designed to complement government’s approach to develop a modern industrial strategy for Britain. The document makes reference to the “industry-led event,…

ICO to Update Consent Guidance


A blog post clarifies that the ICO is working on analyzing the feedback on their draft consent guidance. They aim to publish a final version in June but add a caveat saying this timeline may be affected by European level developments. The ICO will also produce a summary of the responses they received to the…

WP29 Releases Statement on Data Subject Rights


WP29 has released a statement underlining the importance of protecting the rights afforded to data subjects. They strive for consistency with the GDPR in light of a purposed review of the processing of personal data by Community institutions, new competencies of the DPAs and restriction of data subject rights by member state laws. They envision…