GDPR: Do employers have to register with the ICOPosted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 5 January 2018
Q. "Under GDPR, do employers have to register with the ICO, that's the Information Commissioner's Office or anyone else?"
Keywords: ICO Registration
Seamus: The basic position is certainly under the existing legislation, DPA, the act requires every data controller and that's whether they're an organisation or a sole trader who are processing personal information to register with the Information Commissioner's Office. There's a fee that is paid. There's a form you can complete online and pay the fee and you're registered then with the ICO as a data processor.
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