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Data protection and coronavirus

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) have issued a statement on data protection and COVID-19. The statement makes clear that the ICO will take a “reasonable and pragmatic” approach regarding compliance with the GDPR in light of the current health emergency.

Click here to read the ICO statement.

ICO is the UK's independent body set up to uphold information rights.

Also see: 

COVID-19: guidance on social distancing and for vulnerable people.

New guidance for households with possible COVID-19 infection (17 March 2020).