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ICO conducts compulsory audit on Home Office

The ICO has carried out a remote compulsory audit on the Home Office due to the high volume of personal data breaches reported to the ICO by the Home Office, and the high volume of complaints received regarding Home Office data processing activities. The audit results from March 2020 reveal that ‘whilst there are areas where the Home Office does not currently comply with the requirements of Data Protection legislation, there is a broad level of fundamental compliance across many areas of processing.’

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