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.

Types of case:

  1. Incidents – cases taken forward for potential investigation are set up as ‘Incident’ cases while the team is reviewing the case, obtaining further information and determining whether the case should progress to a full Investigation. Those cases which appear on the Incidents data sets are those which were considered but not progressed to a full Investigation.
  2. Investigations – cases where full investigations have been undertaken in consideration of potential regulatory action appear on the Investigations data set.

Cyber incidents Q4 2020-1 - no relevant cases held for this period