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.
Part of our role is to take action to ensure organisations meet their information rights obligations.
Cathay Pacific Airways Limited £500,000 for failing to protect the security of its customers’ personal data. Between October 2014 and May 2018 Cathay Pacific’s computer systems lacked appropriate security measures which led to customers’ personal details being exposed.
Action we've taken to ensure organisations meet their information rights obligations.
See the latest monetary penalties, enforcement notices, undertakings and prosecutions we have issued.
Since 2005 we've ruled on more than 8,500 freedom of information and environmental information cases.
What we've found when visiting and working with organisations.
Our monitoring of how long organisations are taking to respond to freedom of information requests.
Find out about our work regarding charity fundraising practices, data security incidents, nuisance messages and cookies.