Is the ICO's 2-year retention policy for civil enforcement cases sufficient?

21/08/2023 | Information rights and wrongs

On his personal blog, data protection specialist Jon Baines asked whether the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) should revisit its 2-year retention policy concerning civil enforcement cases where no action is taken, after which the ICO will destroy the information. The blog highlights a potential area of friction in that the ICO's regulatory action policy will take into consideration an organisation’s “prior regulatory history,” including any related “pattern…of complaints.” 

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Subject access, SAR, FOI, EIR, information access, right of access, records management, data retention, transparency,

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