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Where can I view the 1939 register for free?
The Register is available to search and view on our partner sites Findmypast.co.uk () and Ancestry.co.uk (). For more details see section 5. You can learn more about the 1939 Register by watching our webinar on Using the 1939 Register.
Why do I have to pay a data protection fee?
The most obvious reason to pay the data protection fee is because it’s a legal requirement (assuming you’re not exempt). Also, the fact GDPR exists at all suggests that data protection is being taken more seriously than it has in the past, and the ICO will be keen to prove it’s doing its job.
How much is the ICO registration fee?
It’s £40 or £60 for most organisations, including charities and small and medium-sized businesses. The fee can be up to £2,900 for businesses who employ many people and have a high annual turnover. Calculate how much you need to pay before you register. If you do not pay the required fee you may be fined by the ICO.
What is the fine for not registering with the ICO?
If you fail to do so, the ICO can issue a monetary penalty of up to £4,000 on top of the fee you are required to pay. It is the law to pay the fee, which funds the ICO’s work, but it also makes good business sense because whether or not you have paid could have an impact on your reputation.
Can you search the census for free?
You can access census records many different ways: View digitized Census Records online through one of our partners, ancestry.com or familysearch.org. (Familysearch.org is free-of-charge.
What information does the 1939 register contain?
1939 Register records are very similar to census records. The records list each resident of each household in England and Wales and give each individual’s full name; address; date of birth; marital status; occupation; and whether the individual was a member of the armed services or reserves.
Do I have to pay a data protection fee to ICO?
Every organisation or sole trader who processes personal information needs to pay a data protection fee to the ICO, unless they are exempt. We publish some of the information you provide on the register of controllers.
What is considered personal data?
Personal data are any information which are related to an identified or identifiable natural person. For example, the telephone, credit card or personnel number of a person, account data, number plate, appearance, customer number or address are all personal data.
Who is exempt from ICO?
Since 1 April 2019, members of the House of Lords, elected representatives and prospective representatives are also exempt.
Do I need to pay a fee to the ICO?
Who needs to be registered with the ICO?
Any business or sole trader who processes personal information must register with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) under the Data Protection Act 2018 and failure to register is a criminal offence. The ICO is the UK’s independent body for upholding information rights and registering will only take 15 minutes.
What census years are available?
Because of a 72-year restriction on access to the Census, the most recent year available is 1940. The 1950 Census will be released in 2022. The National Archives has the census schedules on microfilm available from 1790 to 1940, and most have now been digitized by our digitization partners.