The Information Commissioner’s Office is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.
Find out what personal information is held about you
Get official information from a public body
Prevent unwanted sales calls and spam texts
Find out more about your credit reference file
29 November - ICO blog: Ever-changing information rights means ever-changing guidance
The world of information rights is ever-changing, with constant developments in case law and technology ...
28 November - Spam texters fined nearly half a million pounds as ICO cracks down on illegal marketing industry
The ICO has today served monetary penalties totalling £440,000 on two owners of a marketing company ...
It’s the season for giving; but take care when you’re giving your personal information to websites this season.
The ICO has a guide to help consumers protect their personal details when online.
Read Protecting your personal information online
We’re aware of an increase in people receiving unwanted marketing texts or calls from organisations who do not identify themselves. We understand how frustrating this is and we'd like your help so we can find those responsible.
If you have received a message or call please tell us about it.
To find out more, see our advice on how to stop unwanted calls and spam texts.