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.

Our current consultations

On this page you will find details of the ICO's current public consultations and how to submit your comments to us.


How to take part in a consultation

We welcome your responses to our consultations.
Responses must be submitted by the date specified on the individual consultation.

You can submit your responses in one of the following ways:

  • Download the response document and email to
  • Print off the response document and post to:

    Corporate Governance
    Information Commissioner’s Office
    Wycliffe House
    Water Lane
    SK9 5AF

Privacy in respect of consultation responses

Following the end of consultations we shall publish a summary of responses received. Information people provide in response to our consultations, including personal information, may be disclosed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Data Protection Act 1998. If you want the information that you provide to be treated as confidential please tell us, but be aware that we cannot guarantee confidentiality.