05 November 2019
"UK political parties have been warned by the country’s data protection watchdog that they must comply with relevant laws concerning the storing and safeguarding of data in the run up to the country’s general election on December 12."
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See: UK fears stoked over data harvesting ahead of general election (euractiv, link):
"The news comes amid growing pressure to release a report examining purported Russian infiltration in the UK elections, a move which Prime Minister Boris Johnson has so far been reluctant to make.
The UK’s Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, wrote to all political parties on Tuesday (November 5), reminding them of the importance of “of the continuing need to comply with data protection and electronic marketing laws.”"
See also: Information Commissioner reminds political parties they must comply with the law ahead of General Election (ICO, link)
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