As lockdown restrictions start to ease and businesses begin to reopen, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has set out the key steps organisations need to consider around the use of personal information.

The ICO realise you might need to continue to share information quickly or adapt the way you work. Data protection will not stop you doing that.

It’s about being proportionate - if something feels excessive from the public’s point of view, then it probably is. Their six data protection steps for organisations sets out the key principles organisations need to consider around the use of personal information.

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They have also produced specific advice for health and social care organisations during the coronavirus pandemic.

For further details, ring 0303 123 1113.