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ICO 5h
If you're receiving lots of addressed marketing from a political party you have the right to opt out. See more here: 🗳️
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ICO 7h
Your data is personal to you - keep it that way. If you're not happy with political parties using your data, there are steps you can take. Read more here:
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ICO 11h
Data protection compliance should be one of the main priorities of any organisation, including charities. View our data protection essentials for charities:
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ICO May 18
Be transparent with people's data. People should know what organisations are doing with their information and who it will be shared with. View more data protection tips for charities:
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ICO May 18
In this digital age, parents worry whether their children are protected online. You can log on any day to see how children are affected by what they can access from tiny computers in their pockets. We want your views on our Age Appropriate Design Code:
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ICO May 18
Are you aware of how your data is being used in the run-up to an election? Watch our animation to find out more. Share this message with your family and friends to raise awareness of this invisible processing.
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ICO May 17
Replying to @MyriamTiec
You can see a list of 2019 party registrations, including the Brexit party here
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ICO May 17
Replying to @MyriamTiec
Hi Myriam, political parties receive the full electoral register and have the right to send an election address to each registered voter - you can't opt out of this. However, you can opt out of any further addressed marketing. More here:
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ICO May 17
Replying to @KellyReillyFans
Guidance for direct marketing is provided at . This includes what counts as consent.
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ICO May 17
Replying to @GeeElleUK
an organisation has 1 calendar month to respond to the concerns you have raised with them.
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ICO May 17
Replying to @FinTechUK_HQ
Marketing emails shouldn't be sent to personal emails without consent if the soft opt in does not apply. Individuals named in corporate email addresses can request their data is not used for direct marketing.
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ICO May 17
Replying to @JoJoHutchinson
the right to be informed requires transparency from an organisation. Before making a complaint first raise the issue with the company and if not happy with their response report to us. Information at
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ICO May 17
Replying to @andrewh1812
Scotland has separate FOI legislation which regulated by the Scottish Information Commissioner. You can find them at
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ICO May 17
Replying to @ruionwriting
Hi Rui, under electoral law, political parties have the right to send an election address to each registered voter - you can't opt out of this. However, you can opt out of any further addressed marketing. More here:
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ICO May 17
Replying to @thecrezz
Hi Richard, political parties receive the full electoral register and have the right to send an election address to each registered voter - you can't opt out of this. However, you can opt out of any further addressed marketing. More here:
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ICO May 17
Patients have the right to access their own medical records. It needn't be a headache for GPs. Read our blog here:
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ICO May 16
Did you know political parties have the right to send an election address to each registered voter. But you have the right to opt out of any further marketing. Read more here: 🗳️
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ICO May 16
What do PECR cover, and how does it fit in with the GDPR? Read our guide to PECR to find out:
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ICO May 16
Replying to @swiftjon
Hi Jon, under electoral law, political parties have the right to send an election address to each registered voter - you can't opt out of this. However, you can opt out of any further addressed marketing. More here:
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ICO May 16
Replying to @Dave_Fester
Hi Dave, under electoral law, political parties have the right to send an election address to each registered voter - you can't opt out of this. However, you can opt out of any further addressed marketing. More here:
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