ICO urges consumers to read privacy notices

09/07/2024 | ICO

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published an article advising consumers to read the privacy notices of online services before they sign-up. The ICO offers users some tips when reading such notices to determine if the service provider is taking its data protection obligations seriously. The questions that the ICO recommends asking include how easy the privacy information is to read and understand, whether they will delete user information when the account is closed, what preventative measures are in place to protect user personal information, who they share data with and whether you would be happy with these organisations receiving your data.

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