How will the data protection change after we leave the EU custom union and the Single Market? Will the UK obtain an adequacy decision from the European Commission?
We’re forced to take action because the Information Commissioner is not doing its job. Help fund our legal action for #TestandTrace privacy protections. We’ve almost reached our goal! #Covid19 https://action.openrightsgroup.org/demand-privacy-protections-uks-test-and-trace-programme
The public can't trust Test and Trace because the Gov has not made the effort to check our data is safe. When the regulator fails, it is up to us to step in. Will you help fund our legal demand?
Join us Tuesday 07 July for a special panel discussion about what’s at stake for UK digital rights in the approaching UK/US trade agreement. https://www.openrightsgroup.org/events/digital-tug-of-war-the-uks-digital-trade-dilemma/
"Getting back to beer gardens would be great during this heatwave but we don’t want to be heading to a place where everybody knows your name in all the wrong ways."
Read Politico’s analysis of our new report on the (ab)use of voter personal data by UK political parties.
ORG supporters demanded to see the personal data political parties held on them. The results are disturbing. https://www.openrightsgroup.org/campaigns/who-do-they-think-you-are/
“We are delighted that the Government listened to our advice in ditching NHS’s “World-beating” App” https://www.openrightsgroup.org/press-releases/app-switch-is-win-for-privacy/
Roll out of the #NHSX #Covid19 tracker app is imminent. Read about where we stand on #privacy, where we are heading to, and what we can do about it.
“Compared to other Home Office reform initiatives this has been a genuine attempt to move a large government computer programme in the right direction, the right way, and with positive outcomes for rights.”
The @ICOnew is accepting new appeals, but will they hold Gov to account for the many failures relating to Track and Trace and the NHSX tracker app?
UK political parties should listen to their members: stop profiling citizens now. #PoliticalAds #dataprotection #privacy
Read about ORG’s recommendations for the Joint Committee for Human Rights proposed Bill to provide #privacy safeguards for the NHSX tracker app.
Today’s unprecedented use of sensitive data and intrusive technologies demands closer scrutiny than ever by the @ICOnews. Disappointingly, the UK #privacy watchdog has decided to do the opposite and back off.
“The gov needs to better explain its reasoning; what they have done so far has been rushed. Our concern is people will feel reluctant to participate if they feel their personal data is leaving their control.”
"The new Immigration Bill risks bringing millions of European citizens into the Home Office’s intrusive data surveillance machine" says ORG's Immigration Policy Manager Yva Alexandrova Meadway
If you’re a member of a UK political party, please take our survey! We’re researching whether party members are concerned about how UK parties exploit personal data during elections.
Huge thanks to everyone who donated - we reached our goal in less than 24 hours! Now it’s time to get some answers about the NHSX tracker app’s privacy impact. https://action.openrightsgroup.org/demand-nhsx-spell-out-privacy-risks
Today ORG made a formal legal request for the @NHSX app privacy assessment, which is still incomplete, despite their move to testing. Please donate today to help us cover legal costs
Today we have made a formal legal request for the #NHSX app’s privacy assessment, which is still incomplete, despite moving to testing.
If the safeguards for the #TrackingApp are insufficient we will consider legal action.
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