ICO: Gui­de­li­nes on anony­miz­a­ti­on and pseud­ony­miz­a­ti­on – public consultation

The UK’s data pro­tec­tion regu­la­tor, the ICO, issued gui­d­ance on anony­miz­a­ti­on and pseud­ony­miz­a­ti­on for public con­sul­ta­ti­on in Febru­a­ry 2022. The con­sul­ta­ti­on will last until Sep­tem­ber 16, 2022: Web­site of the ICO for consultation

The gui­d­ance is a revi­si­on and expan­si­on of an ear­lier ICO gui­d­ance on anony­miz­a­ti­on issued in Novem­ber 2012 (“Anony­miz­a­ti­on: mana­ging data pro­tec­tion risk – code of prac­ti­ce„).

For anony­miz­a­ti­on and pseud­ony­miz­a­ti­on, the fol­lo­wing addi­tio­nal resour­ces are avail­ab­le – not com­ple­te and in addi­ti­on to various indu­stry-spe­ci­fic recom­men­da­ti­ons and notes: