UK ICO publishes new guidance on special category data
On November 14, 2019, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published detailed guidance on the processing of special category data.
The guidance sets out
- what are the special categories of data,
- the rules that apply to the processing of special category data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and UK Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA);
- the conditions for processing special category data; and
- additional guidance on the substantial public interest condition, including what is an “appropriate policy document”.