To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what involvement the Information Commissioner’s Office will have in the EU's General Data Protection Regulations’ One Stop Shop mechanism during the interim provision for transmission of personal data agreed under the terms of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement; and if he will publish guidance on that matter for UK (a) citizens and (b) businesses.
25 January 2021
At the end of the transition period EU data protection legislation generally ceased to apply in the UK and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is no longer part of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) One Stop Shop (OSS) mechanism. The ICO will continue to cooperate and collaborate with European supervisory authorities regarding any breaches of GDPR that affect individuals in the UK and other EU and EEA states.
It is in our mutual interests to establish a shared approach for regulatory cooperation on data protection issues with the EU. Having secured a commitment to regulatory cooperation on data protection in the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), we are working to further develop and implement these arrangements.
Guidance is available on the ICO website.