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.

We have produced two separate toolkits depending on which legal framework your organisation will be processing under. This will depend on your type of organisation and why you will be processing personal data.

You can find more information about the different legislation in our Guide to Data Protection.

For information on processing under part 3 of the Data Protection Act 2018, see our Guide to Law Enforcement Processing.

The following questions will help you understand which legislation you will be processing under.

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