information commissioner

information commissioner UK US noun [C] LAW, GOVERNMENT
an official in some governments who is responsible for letting the public see government information, and giving people the right to protect personal information: »

Guidance issued by the information commissioner suggests that firms contact existing suppliers to confirm that they are still happy to receive unsolicited calls about their latest offers.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Information Commissioner — (IC) ist der Titel des Leiters der nationalen Datenschutzbehörde des Vereinigten Königreichs. Der IC wird von der Königin ernannt, ist unabhängig von der Regierung und erstattet dem Parlament jährlich Bericht. Neben dem Amtssitz des Information… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Information Commissioner — The office of the Information Commissioner is charged with policing and enforcing the data protection regime in the UK. For further information, see the Information Commissioner s Office website …   Law dictionary

  • Information Commissioner — CanadaThe Information Commissioner of Canada is an independent ombudsman appointed by the Parliament of Canada who investigates complaints from people who believe they have been denied rights provided under Canada s Access to Information Act.… …   Wikipedia

  • Information Commissioner — the person in charge of the independent public agency set up to enforce the rules concerning the use and storage of personal data in the Data Protection Act 1998 (see data protection). The office of the commissioner both regulates the use of data …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Information Commissioner's Office — Status Governmental office Territory United Kingdom Leadership Information Commissioner: Christopher Graham Appointment 29 June 2009 …   Wikipedia

  • Information Commissioner's Office (UK) — The Information Commissioner s Office (ICO) in the United Kingdom, is a non departmental public body which reports directly to Parliament and is sponsored by the Ministry of Justice. It is the independent regulatory office dealing with the Data… …   Wikipedia

  • Information Commissioner of Canada — The Information Commissioner of Canada is an independent ombudsman appointed by the Parliament of Canada who investigates complaints from people who believe they have been denied rights provided under Canada s Access to Information Act.The… …   Wikipedia

  • Information Commissioner's Office — L Information Commissioner s Office (ou ICO, et écrit ico.) est un organe public non départemental (non departmental public body) au Royaume Uni, qui rend compte directement au Parlement et est financé par le Ministère de la Justice. C est un… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Information Commissioner’s Office — a British government department which helps to make official information available to the public and works to protect people’s personal information, especially using the Data Protection Act. * * * …   Universalium

  • Scottish Information Commissioner — Kevin Dunion, the Scottish Information Commissioner is responsible for the promotion and enforcement of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) and the [http://www.uk legislation.hmso.gov.uk/legislation/scotland/s 200405.htm… …   Wikipedia

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