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.

Data protection registration: self-assessment

Under the Data Protection Act individuals and organisations that process personal information need to register with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), unless they are exempt.

By going through the following questions, you will be able to decide if you – as an individual or on behalf of your business or organisation – need to register with the ICO.

It should take 1-5 minutes to complete.