ICO publishes final Data Protection Fining Guidance

18/03/2024 | ICO

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published its final guidance on calculating data protection fines. The guidance explains how the ICO will issue penalties and calculate fines, providing greater transparency for organisations. The guidance replaces previous sections on penalty notices in the ICO Regulatory Action Policy and was released following a consultation held last year to gather views on the draft version. 

In December, Bird & Bird Associate Dan Fara and Partner James Moss published a comparison of the ICO's draft guidance with the administrative fines guidelines  published by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)

Additional legal analysis by the Privacy & Information Security Law Blog and Pinsent Masons.

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