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  • FOI Decision Notice Issued

    FOI Decision Notice Issued

    Monday, August 14, 2017

    A new decision notice has been published and can be found at: https://www.inforights.im/document-library/freedom-of-information-notices/

     

    Guidance on making a Freedom of Information request…

  • Calling all businesses - Are you preparing yet?

    Calling all businesses - Are you preparing yet?

    Friday, August 11, 2017

    With 200 working days left until the GDPR becomes enforceable, Isle of Man businesses offering goods and services to people living in the EU should be in the process of preparing for the cha…

  • Undertaking issued for failure to comply with right of access

    Undertaking issued for failure to comply with right of access

    Tuesday, August 08, 2017

    The Department of Economic Development has signed an Undertaking in respect of its future compliance with subject access requests.  The Undertaking is available by following this link.

     

    Ind…

  • New data protection law - UK issues a Statement of Intent

    New data protection law - UK issues a Statement of Intent

    Monday, August 07, 2017

    The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has issued a Statement of Intent regarding updates to the data protection framework in the UK. 

    In the introduction, the Rt Hon Matt H…

  • New data protection laws - Guidance released

    New data protection laws - Guidance released

    Monday, June 19, 2017

    The Information Commissioner is continuing to develop guidance to assist controllers and processors move towards compliance with the new data protection regime.

    A series of new documents is …

  • Using CCTV on domestic premises?

    Using CCTV on domestic premises?

    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    Surveillance equipment (CCTV) must be used in a way that complies with the data protection principles and respects the privacy of others as far as possible.

    Where CCTV is installed on domest…

  • WannaCry attack 12 May 2017

    WannaCry attack 12 May 2017

    Monday, May 15, 2017

    Isle of Man Government has confirmed that the WannaCry ransomware did not affect its computer systems or the Island's healthcare systems but is continuing to monitor the situation.  It has i…

  • GDPR conference

    GDPR conference

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    The GDPR conference held on 10 May 2017 attracted almost 300 delegates.  In a packed day, speakers presented on a range of topics associated with the implementation of, and preparation for, …

  • Office closure - Wednesday 10 May 2017

    Office closure - Wednesday 10 May 2017

    Tuesday, May 09, 2017

    The Office will be closed all day due to the GDPR Conference taking place on Wednesday 10 May 2017.

    We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, but emails, messages or other correspon…

  • GDPR conference fully booked

    GDPR conference fully booked

    Tuesday, May 02, 2017

    The GDPR conference on May 10th is now fully booked and no further spaces are available.

    For those attending, registration commences at 08:15 and full joining instructions will be sent this …

  • Direct marketing?

    Direct marketing?

    Friday, April 07, 2017

    Proposed changes to the law about direct marketing by electronic methods were published earlier this year by the European Commission.  The next step is for the European Parliament and the Eu…

  • GDPR Conference - limited additional places available

    GDPR Conference - limited additional places available

    Thursday, March 09, 2017

    Due to the continuing demand for places at this conference, arrangements have been made to make additional spaces available.

    These spaces are on a first come, first served basis.

    Please cont…

  • GDPR Conference

    GDPR Conference

    Friday, February 17, 2017

    ** NOW FULLY BOOKED**

    The Information Commissioner, in association with Isle of Man Government, is pleased to invite delegates to an all-day conference being held in the Villa Marina Royal H…

  • GDPR Conference: 10 May 2017

    GDPR Conference: 10 May 2017

    Monday, February 13, 2017

    ** LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE**

    The Information Commissioner, in association with Isle of Man Government, is pleased to invite delegates to an all-day conference being held in the Villa Marina…

  • Using CCTV?

    Using CCTV?

    Thursday, February 09, 2017

    Organisations and people using CCTV, and similar surveillance camera systems, such as dash-cams and body-worn devices, must comply with the Data Protection Act.  This includes the use of app…

  • CONFERENCE: Getting ready for GDPR

    CONFERENCE: Getting ready for GDPR

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017

    ** LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE**

    The Information Commissioner, in association with Isle of Man Government, is pleased to invite delegates to an all-day conference being held in the Villa Marina…

  • Exchanging and Protecting Personal Data in a Globalised World

    Exchanging and Protecting Personal Data in a Globalised World

    Wednesday, January 18, 2017

    A new Communication was issued by the Commission to the European Parliament and the the Council on 10 January 2017 - "Protection and exchange of personal data in a globalised world".

    The ref…

  • First GDPR guidelines published

    First GDPR guidelines published

    Friday, December 16, 2016

    The first GDPR guidelines have been adopted by the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party, which is currently transitioning to the new legal body, the European Data Protection Board.

    The f…

  • Affiliate marketing crackdown

    Affiliate marketing crackdown

    Friday, November 11, 2016

    The UK ICO is cracking down on affiliate marketing companies using people’s personal details to promote, in particular, online gambling websites.

    Affiliate marketing occurs when businesses o…

  • UK confirms implementation of GDPR

    UK confirms implementation of GDPR

    Tuesday, November 01, 2016

    On 24 October 2016, in oral evidence to the UK Culture, Media and Sports Select Committee, the Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, confirmed:

    “We will b…

  • First Freedom of Information Decision Notice Issued

    First Freedom of Information Decision Notice Issued

    Friday, September 09, 2016

    The first Freedom of Information Decision Notice was issued by the Information Commissioner on 26 August 2016.  

    Decision Notices will be routinely published on the website and can be found …

  • EU-U.S. Privacy Shield adopted

    EU-U.S. Privacy Shield adopted

    Tuesday, July 12, 2016

    The new framework has been adopted by the European Commission today, implementing the decision on the adequacy of the protection provided by the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield under the EU Data Prot…

  • Countdown to GDPR begins

    Countdown to GDPR begins

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016

    The GDPR comes into force today, 24th May 2016, signalling the start of the two-year transition period.

    Businesses and other organisations in the Island which will be subject to the GDPR sho…

  • Entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation

    Entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation

    Wednesday, May 04, 2016

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enters into force on 25 May 2016 and will be fully enforceable from 25 May 2018.

    "Regulation (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE…

  • New data protection package passed by EU Parliament

    New data protection package passed by EU Parliament

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

    The European Parliament has adopted the General Data Protection Regulation and the data protection Directive in the area of law enforcement.

    The European Commission has issued the following …