European Data Protection Digest

Help ICO Update Guide on Privacy Policies

PRIVACY—UK

November 14, 2013

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is reviewing its existing privacy policies code of practice with a goal of producing new guidelines in the next year, Out-Law.com reports. The ICO’s Steve Wood said the current code “gives good practice advice and explains how organisations can make sure their privacy notice is as informative and readable as possible, as well as highlighting the benefits that an effective privacy notice can provide. Nevertheless, we believe the time is now right to undertake a review of our existing code.” The ICO is welcoming input. “We’re keen to get the balance right between clear, general guidance and making sure the guidance works for new technologies,” Wood said.
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