The ICO has reminded firms about the information hub accessible via its website offering help to firms and individuals on navigating the data protection landscape in these unprecedented times. The ICO stressed that it will be continually updating the hub to reflect the latest relevant information as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to develop.
Information and guidance specifically relevant to firms can be found here. For any queries not covered, the ICO has emphasised that firms can contact it on 0303 123 1113.
The ICO has stressed that firms should:
- Collect and use only what’s necessary
- Keep it to a minimum
- Be clear, open and honest with staff about their data
- Treat people fairly
- Keep people’s information secure
- Staff must be able to exercise their information rights.
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