ICO statement in response to Conservative Party conference app incident

1 Oct 2018 02:30 PM

ICO statement given recently (29 September 2018) in response to Conservative Party conference app incident.

An ICO spokesperson said:

“We are aware of an incident involving a Conservative Party conference app and we will be making enquiries with the Conservative Party.

“Organisations have a legal duty to keep personal data safe and secure. Under the GDPR they must notify the ICO within 72 hours of becoming aware of a personal data breach, if it could pose a risk to people’s rights and freedoms.”