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.

Step 1 of 5: Data sharing governance

1.1 Data sharing policy

Your business has communicated policies, procedures and guidance to all staff that clearly set out when it is appropriate for them to share or disclose data.

1.2 Accountability

Your business has assigned responsibility to an appropriate member of staff for ensuring effective data sharing.

1.3 Staff training

Your business provides adequate training on an ongoing basis for staff that regularly make decisions about whether to share personal data with third parties.