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.

Cloud computing

Cloud computing guidance Cloud computing offers many businesses a new way of accessing computing services. This can also expose organisations to a range of risks which they were unaware of.

This guidance offers a set of questions and approaches an organisation should consider, in conjunction with a prospective cloud provider, in order to ensure that the processing of personal data done in the cloud complies with the Data Protection Act.

Cloud computing guidance (pdf)