United Kingdom


United Kingdom Topic Page

On this topic page, you can find the IAPP’s collection of coverage, analysis and resources related to privacy in the United Kingdom. The IAPP Resource Center also includes a “Europe” topic page, which can be accessed here.

Additional News and Resources

UK DSIT lays out innovation-focused AI strategy

ICO – Tech Horizons Report

UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner releases annual report

UK GDPR reforms move forward in UK Parliament

UK First-tier Tribunal overturns ICO enforcement action against Clearview AI

Study: UK IT experts worried workplaces not ready for AI

ICO publishes workplace monitoring guidance

UK government publishes E2E encryption, child safety guidance

UK passes Online Safety Bill

ICO issues guidance on protecting workers’ health data

UK-US Data Bridge becomes law, takes effect 12 Oct.

UK digital regulators discuss interagency enforcement, AI governance coordination

ICO publishes guidance on email communications

UK product security obligations and liability

GDPR fine calculation: A look at the EDPB’s new guidelines and the UK’s approach

ICO – Annual Reports

UK releases white paper on AI regulatory framework

ICO releases new UK GDPR certification scheme

DPI: UK dispatch: Enforcement, data flows and UK reforms on the docket

Top ten takeaways from the draft UK GDPR reform

Edwards talks data reform, ‘deliberate,’ ‘approachable’ ICO

UK introduces draft data protection reform

UK PM overhauls government departments, including focus on innovation and tech

Privacy Around the Globe: United Kingdom

UK, DIFC commit to updated data partnership

Japan, UK reach digital partnership

DPC 2022: DCMS braces for fresh look at proposed data protection reform

The value of a UK representative: A response to the DPDI Bill

UK DPDI Bill: Comparative analysis with the EU GDPR and ePrivacy framework

UK unveils data reform bill, proposes AI regulation

UK Data Reform: Will the UK become a privacy island paradise?

Consent as legal basis for EU and UK employment

A conversation with UK Information Commissioner John Edwards

The UK data policy and possible divergences with the European Union

UK, German DPAs talk regulatory priorities, privacy complexities

U.K. Government National Data Strategy

UK Government: The Digital, Data and Technology Playbook

Data transfers, UK GDPR reform top of mind at DPI: UK

The way the third-party cookie crumbles: Part 1 – EU and UK developments

The UK’s new plans for data transfers: An interview with Joe Jones

UK launches wide-ranging data reform initiative

UK announces independent adequacy decisions; Edwards named ICO top candidate

ICO Accountability Framework

European Commission adopts UK adequacy decisions

NIS representation in the EU and UK — Was the March 31 deadline a turning point?

GDPR representatives in EU and UK after Brexit

Draft UK adequacy decisions — A somewhat lukewarm embrace?

Government leaders discuss state of play for UK adequacy, data transfers

Data brokers under the spotlight: A commentary on the ICO vs. Experian case

UK, EU reach interim data flow agreement

Online Harms White Paper — UK Government