UK Information Commissioner – responsible for regulating the Data Protection Act 1998, as well as the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations. Also responsible for Freedom of Information Act 2000 across the UK.
Scottish Information Commissioner – responsible for regulating the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
Other Help with Managing Information and Records
Each of the organisations listed above provide comprehensive guidance and help with various aspects of managing records and information. Other useful sites include:
Scottish Council on Archiving Records Retention Schedules – although developed for public sector local authorities in Scotland, many of the retention schedules will also apply to private sector organisations, for example, most information relating to employees and finance.