Policy paper

Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act: Data retention privacy impact assessment

Data retention privacy impact assessment accompanying the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



This document is the Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) for the implementation of proposed data retention legislation to recreate the provisions of the Data Retention (EC Directive) Regulations 2009. The purpose of this PIA is to:

  • consider the privacy impact of the proposed legislation
  • assess whether the capabilities implemented through this proposed legislation will be compliant with the Data Protection Principles (DPP) and the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA).
Published 8 August 2014