UK Information Commissioner Sets 2021 Priorities

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The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office published its action plan for 2021.

Areas of focus include:
  • the Age Appropriate Design Code
  • data sharing.
  • data broking,
  • the use of sexual crime victims’ personal information,
  • adtech, including audits focused on digital marketing platforms.
Additional guidance is forthcoming on:
  • political campaigning
  • facial recognition,
  • codes of conduct and certification schemes

As Elizabeth Denham’s tenure is coming to an end in 2021, the ICO is also going to recruit a successor for the position of Information Commissioner.

Read the full summary via the UK ICO.

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