ICO updates guidance on protecting workers' health information

01/09/2023 | ICO

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published updated guidance to help employers understand their data protection obligations when handling employee health information. The guidance aims to provide greater regulatory certainty, protect workers' data protection rights, and help employers build trust with their employees. The guidance is divided into two parts. The first section provides an overview of how data protection law applies to the processing of workers' health information, while the second part looks at common employment practices and what the law requires from employers.

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