Regulations bringing into force on 25 May the majority of the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 have been made.

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The ICO has expanded its GDPR guidance in relation to the right of access and the right to object to processing.

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The Information Commissioner’s Office has published guidance on how to carry out a DPIA (Data Protection Impact Assessment).

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The Information Commissioner’s Office has published a series of data protection self-assessment toolkits. The toolkits are designed to help employers comply with their legal obligations when they collect, process and store personal information.

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The European Commission has published guidance on the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). It has also launched a new online tool for SMEs.

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The High Court has held that an employer had vicarious liability for an employee’s deliberate disclosure of personal data about his co-workers on the internet.

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The Information Commissioner’s Office has launched a dedicated advice line for small businesses and charities to help them prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation, which comes into force on 25 May 2018.

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The Information Commissioner’s Office has confirmed that data controller fees will legally be required to be paid when the new data protection regime starts on 1 April 2018.

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