The ICO exists to empower you through information.

Media organisations may not always belong to IPSO or IMPRESS.

If this is the case and you wish to complain to a newspaper or magazine about the standards it has applied when creating its journalistic output, you will need to use its own procedures for raising your complaint directly.

Of the major national newspapers, the Guardian, the Financial Times, and the Independent do not belong to IPSO or IMPRESS. Instead, they have their own internal complaints procedures.