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Regulation and official guidance

How to use AI and personal data appropriately and lawfully


Increasingly, we are seeing an uptake in applications of artificial intelligence (AI). The use of AI has the potential to make a significant difference to society. However, to realise the benefits, there needs to be confidence that AI is being deployed appropriately and lawfully.
The use of AI transcends across different regulatory remits and therefore, regulators need to have a grounding in the lawful and appropriate use of personal data and AI systems, and its opportunities and risks. This grounding will help regulators when they need to assess the use of AI in the sector(s) they regulate. It will also help regulators who are using AI as part of their regulatory remit to do so appropriately and lawfully.

This content is available under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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Jurisdiction: UK - UK-wide

Name of organisation: Information Commissioner's Office

Date published: 11 Aug 2022

License: Open Government License (OGL)


Domain: Horizontal

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