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.

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham and Executive Director of Technology and Innovation Simon McDougall appear before the Human Rights Joint Committee on 4 May 2020.

This document was sent to the committee in advance of the session.

It sets out the ICO’s expectations on how contact tracing solutions may be developed in line with the principles of data protection by design and default, and includes a series of best practice recommendations.

You can view the session here from 2.30pm.