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Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) releases new data protection advice during COVID-19

Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) releases new data protection advice during COVID-19

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has released new data protection advice during COVID-19. This is primarily around if you are gathering data from staff when you are undertaking things like temperatures checks.

If you do gather data, then you must follow the ICO procedures which include producing a Data Protection Impact Assessment. The ICO has produced a template on how to do this. Please note that this guidance is only if you are actually handling data i.e. writing staff’s temperature checks down.

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