ICO opens personal data processing for journalistic purposes consultation

02/11/2022 | ICO

Following the second consultation on the draft journalism code launched in September, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has begun a statutory review under Section 178 of the Data Protection Act 2018 into how personal data is processed for the purposes of journalism. The review will help the ICO to understand how news and media organisations have been using personal information since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The consultation closes on 2 December 2022.

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