Seek advice from the 'Information Commissioner's Office' (they
used to be known as 'The Data Protection Agency') to discover
whether you are required to be registered with them.
Do I need to register?
The Information Commissioner 's Office can offer guidance regarding
registration. They are able to supply you with a flow chart
which leads you through a series of questions regarding the
nature of your business. The results determine either a need
for registration (notification) or not. If you are required
to register, a small fee is payable.
online self assessment form, or visit this page to download
the self assessment guide, to determine if notification
Contacting the Information Commissioner 's Office
Information Commissioner 's Office (the Old 'Data Protection
T. (01625) 545 745
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