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Trade associations and other representative bodies may create codes of conduct that identify data protection issues that are important to their members. They are a good way of developing sector-specific guidelines to help comply with the UK GDPR. The page lists all our guidance and resources about codes of conduct for businesses in the public, private and third sector.

Brief guidance

Codes of conduct: A guide

An introduction to codes of conduct, their benefits, who is responsible for them and how they are approved.

Detailed guidance

Codes of conduct - detailed guidance

How to develop a code, how to gain monitoring body accreditation, how to become a code member and how to submit your code.


ICO register of UK GDPR codes of conduct

A list of approved codes of conduct.

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