Glossary of Compliance

Compliance Glossary

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the office of the individual regulatory body that focuses on upholding information rights by processing complaints and carrying out actions pertaining to breaches and international duties in the best interest of the general public. Every organization that processes personal data should register with the ICO, which then collates registrant information and publishes a list of data controllers. The ICO processes any request or issue that falls within the scope of:

– Freedom of Information Act
– Environmental Information Regulations
– Privacy And Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR)
– Data Protection Act
– Public Sector Information Regulations or their reuse
– INSPIRE Regulations

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