Government to strengthen UK data protection law

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People to have more control over their personal data and be better protected in the digital age under new measures announced by Digital Minister Matt Hancock.

In a statement of intent the Government has committed to updating and strengthening data protection laws through a new Data Protection Bill. It will provide everyone with the confidence that their data will be managed securely and safely. Research shows that more than 80 per cent of people feel that they do not have complete control over their data online.

The full article from the UK Government website can viewed here.