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ICO fines funeral plan firm and asks public to help elderly relatives to report nuisance calls

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) wants people to support their elderly relatives or neighbours if they are receiving nuisance marketing calls. Click here to read the full story on ICO web site

ICO launches consultation on Code of Practice to help protect children online

Today the Information Commissioner’s Office opens consultation on 16 standards that online services must meet to protect children’s privacy. Age appropriate design: a code of practice for online services sets out the standards expected of those responsible for designing, developing or providing… Click here to read the full story on ICO web site

Blog: Children’s privacy – new standards for online services will help protect children

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Blog: Data Protection law does not prevent information sharing to save lives and stop crime

Steve Wood reminds public and private organisations that new data protection legislation does not stop them from disclosing personal data to assist police forces or other law enforcement authorities. Click here to read the full story on ICO web site

Bounty UK fined £400,000 for sharing personal data unlawfully

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has   fined Bounty (UK) Limited £400,000   for illegally sharing personal information belonging to more than 14 million people. Click here to read the full story on ICO web site

Automated Decision Making: the role of meaningful human reviews (hosted on Blogger)

In the first detailed element of our AI framework blog series, Reuben Binns, our Research Fellow in AI, and Valeria Gallo, Technology Policy Adviser, explore how organisations can ensure ‘meaningful’ human involvement to make sure AI decisions are not classified as solely automated by mistake.  Click here to read the full story on ICO web […]