Hogan Lovells

Key Dates

Draft code of practice issued on 16 July 2019.  Consultation closed on 9 September 2019. 


The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued a draft code of practice on data sharing. The revised code will replace the previous code of practice on data sharing under the Data Protection Act 1988, issued in May 2011.

Points to note include the following.

Data protection impact assessment (DPIA)

Deciding whether to share data

Controllers should ask themselves various questions before deciding to share personal data, including:

Sharing data

Date Accessed: 03/12/2021