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ICO guidance on special category data processing

UK’s data protection authority – the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published its guidance on the Lawful Basis for Processing Special Category Data, outlining the types of sensitive personal data that are recognised as special category data under Article 9 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how organisations should approach processing special category data, highlighting the nature of special category data, the applicable rules, and the conditions for processing such data under Article 6 of the GDPR.