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  • COVID-19 - FAQs and office contact details

    COVID-19 - FAQs and office contact details

    Thursday, March 26, 2020

    PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT THE COVID-19 PROTECTIONS PUT IN PLACE BY ISLE OF MAN GOVERNMENT.  The contact number for such queries is 01624 686262 or see covid19.gov.im

    In …

  • COVID-19: data protection and remote working

    COVID-19: data protection and remote working

    Tuesday, March 24, 2020

    Measures to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19 means more people will be working remotely. 

    For remote working to be successful, it is important that organisations have effective re…

  • Coronavirus, Data Protection and Freedom of Information

    Coronavirus, Data Protection and Freedom of Information

    Thursday, March 19, 2020

    The Commissioner has produced guidance about coronavirus and compliance with data protection and freedom of information legislation. 

    The guidance includes:

    • data protection for health bo…
  • Standing for election?

    Standing for election?

    Tuesday, March 10, 2020

    Candidates for election process personal data and must comply with the requirements of the data protection legislation.  

    In addition, as canvassing for election falls within the definition…

  • Enforcement Notice issued - right of access to personal data

    Enforcement Notice issued - right of access to personal data

    Friday, February 14, 2020

    An Enforcement Notice has been issued to a controller, the Department of Home Affairs, in respect of failure to comply with a request exercising the right of access to personal data. 

    The E…

  • Transfers of personal data post-Exit Day

    Transfers of personal data post-Exit Day

    Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    When the UK exits the European Union on 31 January 2020, the UK and Gibraltar will become third countries for the purposes of the data protection legislation.

    Controllers and processors in …

  • Compliance Activity for 2019 published

    Compliance Activity for 2019 published

    Monday, January 6, 2020

    Statistics relating to the number of formal compliance matters handled by the Commissioner during 2019, together with the number of notices issued, have been published.

    This information is …