The scope to re-use personal data under GDPR could be clarified in ICO guidance, says government

The scope organisations will have to re-use personal data under new EU data protection laws could be clarified in new guidance, the UK government has said.29 Apr 2016 The government has published its response (14-page / 216KB PDF) to a report published in February by the Science and Technology Committee in the House of Commons on the subject of big data. It said it would aim to ensure that the UK’s new data protection regime, implementing the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), “strikes the right balance between the benefits of processing data and respecting people’s privacy concerns, within the scope of the principles and definitions provided for”. In its report the Committee had called on the government to “clarify its interpretation” of the GDPR “on the re-use and de-anonymisation…


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