Office of the Isle of Man Data Protection Supervisor
The Office of the Data Protection Supervisor ("Supervisor") is the independent authority established under the provisions of the Isle of Man Data Protection Act 2002. The Supervisor is responsible for upholding the rights of individuals and for ensuring that data controllers comply with the obligations imposed upon them by the Act. The Supervisor is also responsible for ensuring compliance with the Unsolicited Communications Regulations 2005.
The aim of this site is to provide user-friendly access to relevant advice and guidance on the Data Protection Act and the Unsolicited Communications Regulations.
All guidance can be found in our document library. Please note, however, that the advice and guidance provided on this site does not constitute legal advice.
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|REFORM OF DATA PROTECTION LEGISLATION - Go To Page||Last updated|
|13 June 2014|
|The updating of the guidance on this website has been completed. All guidance can be found in the document library.||13 June 2014|
|New EWHC Judgment added, decision made regarding failure to comply with subject access requests, and compensation awards for the damage and distress caused||16 June 2014|
|The EU Court of Justice "Right to be Forgotten" Ruling||13 June 2014|
|'Cyber Essentials' scheme launched by UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills||10 June 2014|
|UK ICO publishes two undertakings signed by Wirral and Wokingham Borough Councils regarding the security of sensitive personal data supplied in response to subject access requests||16 April 2014|
|Annual Report for 2012 -2013 published||24 January 2014|
|OECD issues revised Privacy Guidelines||14 October 2013|
|Are you complying with the Data Protection Act?||9 October 2013|
|Receiving nuisance calls and texts?||25 July 2013|
|Isle of Man Electoral Register Registration - the edited version, its use, and how to opt out||1 July 2013|
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