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  • Delay to new data protection law

    Delay to new data protection law

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018

    The commencement of the new data protection law has been delayed as the branches of Tynwald were in disagreement and the motion to approve the GDPR and LED Implementing Regulations 2018, the…

  • New Isle of Man Data Protection Law

    New Isle of Man Data Protection Law

    Tuesday, June 05, 2018

    The final draft of the last element of the new data protection law in the Island, the GDPR and LED Implementing Regulations 2018, has been made available prior to being laid before the June …

  • FOI Decision Notices issued

    FOI Decision Notices issued

    Thursday, May 31, 2018

    Three decision notices have recently been issued to the Department of Infrastructure, the Cabinet Office and the Financial Intelligence Unit.

    These can be found at: https://www.inforights.i…

  • Dispelling the "consent" myth

    Dispelling the "consent" myth

    Friday, May 25, 2018

    There continues to be large amounts of misinformation and myths with regard to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which businesses and organisations that process personal data mus…

  • GDPR takes full effect

    GDPR takes full effect

    Friday, May 25, 2018

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes full effect throughout the European Economic Area today, 25th May 2018, marking the end of a 10 year journey since modernisation of the EU…

  • New Data Protection Laws Progress

    New Data Protection Laws Progress

    Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    The Data Protection Bill 2018 has received Royal Assent and the two Orders, the Data Protection (Implementation of GDPR) Order 2018 (SD2018/0143) and the Data Protection (Implementation of L…

  • New GDPR Guide - Closer Look at Accountability

    New GDPR Guide - Closer Look at Accountability

    Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    The Commissioner has released the seventh publication in the "Closer Look" series.

    The new document, "A Closer Look at Accountability", forms part of the series aimed at assisting controlle…

  • FOI Decision Notice issued

    FOI Decision Notice issued

    Monday, March 26, 2018

    A new FOI decision notice has been issued to the Department of Infrastructure and can be found at: https://www.inforights.im/document-library/freedom-of-information-notices/

    Guidance on mak…

  • FOI Decision Notices Issued

    FOI Decision Notices Issued

    Friday, March 09, 2018

    Three decision notices have recently been issued to the Cabinet Office and can be found at: https://www.inforights.im/document-library/freedom-of-information-notices/

    Guidance on making a F…

  • Preparing for the new data protection laws

    Preparing for the new data protection laws

    Wednesday, March 07, 2018

    We are receiving increased levels of contact regarding the changes to the data protection law in the Isle of Man.  The Commissioner's office, whilst not responsible for the policy or for dra…

  • IOM Data Protection Forum Event

    IOM Data Protection Forum Event

    Thursday, March 01, 2018

    The Isle of Man Data Protection Forum has announced that the first of its practical application sessions to assist businesses in complying with GDPR is to be held in the Manx Museum on 15 …

  • Preparation guide for the new data protection laws

    Preparation guide for the new data protection laws

    Friday, February 16, 2018

    Data protection and privacy laws are being strengthened throughout the world in response to the ever increasing use of technology and the threats such processing poses to individuals.  In th…

  • Have your say on the new data protection laws

    Have your say on the new data protection laws

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    The Cabinet Office's proposed new data protection laws for the Isle of Man are open for consultation.  The new laws include a short enabling Bill, the Data Protection Bill 2018, which had it…

  • EU Notice: impact on Island with regard to transfers of personal data to UK after Brexit

    EU Notice: impact on Island with regard to transfers of personal data to UK after Brexit

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    On 9 January 2018, the EU Commission published a “Notice to Stakeholders” regarding the “Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU rules in the field of data protection”.

     

    This Notice …

  • Latest GDPR Newsletter issued

    Latest GDPR Newsletter issued

    Monday, January 08, 2018

    The newsletter covers all the latest updates regarding the GDPR and the latest issue, together with all the previous issues, is available on the website.

     

    You can keep up to date by:

    Sig…

  • FOI Decision Notice Issued

    FOI Decision Notice Issued

    Friday, January 05, 2018

    A decision notice has been issued to the Cabinet Office and can be found at: https://www.inforights.im/document-library/freedom-of-information-notices/

     

    Guidance on making a Freedom of In…

  • FOI Decision Notice Issued

    FOI Decision Notice Issued

    Thursday, December 21, 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 reque…

  • New GDPR "Closer Look" publication released

    New GDPR "Closer Look" publication released

    Friday, December 01, 2017

    The Commissioner has released a new publication in the "Closer Look" series.

    The new document, "A Closer Look at Rights and Remedies", forms part of the series aimed at assisting controller…

  • Guernsey gets new data protection law

    Guernsey gets new data protection law

    Thursday, November 30, 2017

    Guernsey has become the first of the Crown Dependencies to pass a new data protection law to bring the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into domestic law.  Royal Assent is the final…

  • Guernsey publish GDPR Bill

    Guernsey publish GDPR Bill

    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Many Island businesses operate cross-jurisdictional and, in particular, across the Crown Dependencies and are keeping a watching brief on how the Crown Dependencies intend to implement GDPR.…

  • GDPR publications

    GDPR publications

    Wednesday, October 04, 2017

    The Information Commissioner has published further new GDPR guidance.

    The new document, "A closer look at records of processing" forms part of the series aimed at assisting controllers subj…

  • Do you know about Freedom of Information?

    Do you know about Freedom of Information?

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

    September 28th is the International Right to Know Day on which awareness about people's right to access government information is raised and freedom of information is promoted as being essen…

  • Further GDPR 'Closer look' guides released

    Further GDPR 'Closer look' guides released

    Monday, September 18, 2017

    The Information Commissioner has published new GDPR guidance.

    The two documents, "A closer look at data protection officer" and "A closer look at principles", form part of a new series aime…

  • Undertaking signed by IOM Post

    Undertaking signed by IOM Post

    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    Isle of Man Post Office has signed an Undertaking in respect of its future compliance with the data protection principles.  The Undertaking is available by following this link.

    It is the du…

  • First GDPR 'Closer look' guides released

    First GDPR 'Closer look' guides released

    Friday, September 01, 2017

    The Information Commissioner has published new GDPR guidance.

    The two documents, "A closer look at definitions" and "A closer look at transparency", form part of a new series aimed at assis…