Requests under data protection law – New guidance issued for organisations

Dispute Resolution - 1 minute read

The Information Commissioner’s Office (‘ICO’) has published a new guide to help businesses and other organisations handle ‘subject access requests’ under data protection law. 

You can download the Guide here: 

The new guide, How to disclose information safely: Removing personal data from information requests and datasets, covers key areas for organisations, such as:

How to avoid inadvertently releasing personal data about third parties when responding to a request
How to deal with data held in spreadsheets or other documents that may be hidden (such as hidden data in pivot tables)