Independent Privacy Advisor, Toby Stevens, talks about assessing privacy-related risks and meeting users’ expectations of privacy during GOV.UK Verify's public beta.
Toby is the identity assurance programme's independent privacy advisor.
We’ve been building and reviewing privacy management functions around GOV.UK Verify that will assure users we are handling their data in accordance with their expectations. As with any system, there’s a healthy tension between convenience for the user, the need …
We are building GOV.UK Verify to protect people’s privacy and security. To help us to do this, we have a Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group consisting of privacy and security experts. The group has developed a set of Identity Assurance …
GOV.UK Verify is designed to preserve users’ privacy when they access digital services. The identity assurance programme’s independent Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group recognised the need for GOV.UK Verify to go further than the requirements of the Data Protection Act …
GOV.UK Verify will provide users with a simple, trustworthy and secure means of accessing public services. Privacy is an essential component of that trust relationship. I’m an independent privacy specialist working alongside the GOV.UK Verify team to ensure that the …
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