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The Directory: Information Rights Organisations

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK)  

Promoting free speech and privacy on the Internet and raising public awareness of these important issues.

Data Protection Forum  

Provides a focus for the collection, formulation, exchange and communication of information on data protection.

Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)  

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) upholds information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals. ICO is an executive non-departmental public body of the Ministry of Justice

National Association of Data Protection Officers (NADPO)  

Group of Local Government Officers responsible for Data Protection matters who meet informally and discuss their particular problems, exchange ideas and express views.

Office of Surveillance Commissioners (OSC)  

A tribunal non-departmental public body sponsored by the Home Office set up in 1999 to promote an effective and ethical process for the authorisation of covert surveillance in accordance with legislation and provide public reassurance about the authorisation of covert surveillance.

Safe Harbor List  

List of US companies that adhere to the safe harbour framework developed by the US Department of Commerce in coordination with the European Commission. The safe harbor provides guidance for US organizations on how to provide 'adequate protection' for personal data from Europe as required by the European Union's Directive on Data Protection.

Scottish Information Commissioner  

The Scottish Information Commissioner is an independent public official, appointed by the Queen following nomination by the Scottish Parliament whose main task is to enforce the new right to access public information created by the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act.