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techUK believes that we need a robust and workable data compliance environment in the UK to deliver outcomes that ensure consumer trust. Also important is ensuring that the data environment is fit-for-purpose, and future-proofed for emerging innovations and technologies, including the free-flow of data. This work brings together policy, public affairs, government relations and privacy professionals interested in influencing or understanding the data protection landscape impacting the industry.

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What's next for the National Data Strategy? In-conversation with Minister of State for Media and Data

Following the publication of the government response to the National Data Strategy on Tuesday 18 May, this session explored why unlocking the power of data has been identified as one of the Government’s top ten tech priorities; the newly formed National Data Strategy Forum; how the UK can become a world leader in trusted, responsible and ethical data sharing use; and discuss what’s next for achieving the UK’s data vision.

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Trust, innovation, and global leadership: getting data governance right in the UK in 2021

techUK has developed this discussion paper to encourage and aid the debate around getting data governance right. It includes suggestions of key areas where transformation is possible to help the UK position itself as a world leader in achieving a data governance system underpinned by solid principles, a clear and consistent approach and able to flex and evolve to maintain trust and confidence even as new technologies emerge.

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Data ownership, rights and controls: seminar report

In 2018, techUK held a joint seminar with The British Academy and The Royal Society exploring the concept, value and limitations of the idea of ‘data ownership'. Many of the key points from the discussion remain relevant today and you can find the key insights published in the seminar report.

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Data Protection Group

The Data Protection Group is a cross-industry group working together on broad themes around data protection in the UK. techUK believes that we need a robust and workable data compliance environment in the UK to deliver outcomes that ensure consumer trust across markets. This group brings together policy, public affairs, government relations and privacy professionals or individuals interested in influencing or understanding the data protection landscape impacting the technology industry.

Open Data Working Group

The Open Data Working Group is a cross-industry techUK group working together on broad themes around smart and open data in the UK. This working group will examine how, building on the principles of open banking, we might extend the ability for innovators to access data and shape it into services, while crucially protecting ethics and consumer privacy.

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