Unless otherwise stated, the Information Commissioner owns the copyright in all material on this site.
Subject to the following conditions, the Information Commissioner has no objection to organisations downloading his copyright-protected materials from the site (the 'Materials') and reproducing them in their own publications, or on their internal computer networks. For the purposes of this permission, the term 'Materials' includes DVD 'The lights are on' which is available from the Information Commissioner's Office. Organisations using the Commissioner's materials must adhere to the following criteria.
There is no charge for the reproduction of Materials made in accordance with these conditions.
The Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005 provided a framework for deciding issues relating to the re-use of information held by public bodies. Subject to the conditions set out above, the Information Commissioner has no objection to organisations reproducing in their own publications Materials available from this site. In accordance with the Regulations, the main documents available for re-use are listed in sections three to five of the Information Commissioner's publication scheme.
Where an organisation wishes to re-use the Information Commissioner's Materials but the proposed re-use would contravene any of the conditions set out above, the organisation should contact the Information Commissioner's Legal Department to determine whether the proposed re-use would be permitted and what, of any, additional conditions may apply. The application should be in writing, specifying name and address of the applicant, identifying the documents to be re-used and the purpose for re-use.
If an individual or organisation is unhappy with the manner in which an application for the reproduction or the re-use of the Commissioner's Materials has been handled by the ICO a complaint should be made in writing to: