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.

Find useful information about the ICO.

News

  • News releases - ICO press releases and statements.
  • ICO in the media - highlighting coverage of our work in the media and providing rebuttals and clarifications.
  • E-newsletter - subscribe to monthly updates from the ICO.

Social media

Follow the ICO on the following platforms:

Resources

  • Enforcement action - read about the action we've taken, including monetary penalties.
  • Decision notices - read our latest freedom of information and environmental information decision notices, and search our archive.

About us

  • What we do - Our role is to uphold information rights in the public interest. Find out more about our work and the legislation we cover.
  • Quick facts - current stats about the ICO.
  • Management Board - short biographies on our Executive Team and Non-Executive Directors.
  • Performance - read about our performance including the annual report.