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The guidance on this page is suitable for businesses in the public, private and third sectors. 

Detailed guidance

Artificial intelligence (AI) and data protection

A detailed overview of how to apply the principles of the UK GDPR to the use of information in AI systems.

Explaining decisions made with AI 

Practical advice to help explain the processes, services and decisions delivered or assisted by AI to the individuals affected. 

Biometric data guidance: Biometric recognition

What is biometric data, what is meant by "biometric recognition", demonstrating compliance with data protection obligations and processing biometric data fairly and lawfully.


AI and data protection risk toolkit

Practical support for organisations assessing the risks to individual rights and freedoms caused by their own AI systems.

Data analytics toolkit

Create tailored advice for your project to help you recognise some of the central risks to the rights and freedoms of individuals created by the use of data analytics.

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