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.

Training materials

Data protection workshops

Our programme of data protection workshops are for small to medium sized enterprises from various sectors ranging from charities to private companies. The events are aimed at staff or managers with limited practical experience of data protection working for organisations who have responsibility for processing personal data.
Read more about how the data protection workshops can help you

Toolkits

Download these posters, stickers and postcards to help you promote good data protection practice in your own organisation.

Guidance

You can see a full A-Z list in our guidance index. Prefer a hard copy? You can order printed publications (including leaflets and DVDs) free of charge.

Training videos

You can watch all of our data protection and freedom of information films on our YouTube channel or on our Vimeo channel. Some of our popular training videos have accompanying scripts and viewer notes, available to download below.

Freedom of information training film - watch on YouTube

Data protection - Back from the breach

Orbit Social Housing reflects on how a data breach, and subsequent ICO enforcement action, prompted them to improve how they handle and process personal data.

Freedom of information training film - watch on YouTube

Data protection - Data Day Hygiene

This film is designed to help you to manage the personal information that you store and process. You will see examples of where the data protection principles are followed and where they are not.

Data protection training film - watch on YouTube

 

Data protection - The lights are on

We produced this training film to help answer questions about the Data Protection Act, its impact on the working environment and how to handle and protect people's information.

Freedom of information training film - watch on YouTube

 

Freedom of information - Tick tock

We have produced this training film to help make public authorities aware of their responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations.

Man in the mirror
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Mistaken identity
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Privacy notices part 1: street scenario


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Privacy notices part 2: call centre scenario


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