The United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office published its action plan for 2021.
Areas of focus include:
- the Age Appropriate Design Code
- data sharing.
- data broking,
- the use of sexual crime victims’ personal information,
- adtech, including audits focused on digital marketing platforms.
Additional guidance is forthcoming on:
- political campaigning
- facial recognition,
- codes of conduct and certification schemes
As Elizabeth Denham’s tenure is coming to an end in 2021, the ICO is also going to recruit a successor for the position of Information Commissioner.