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Blog: Supporting people accessing their data from the police 0

Anyone in the UK has the legal right to find out what information is held about them by organisations and ask for a copy free of charge within one calendar

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UAE data protection law, similar to GDPR, likely landing this year 0

National Cybersecurity Strategy to be executed in a three-year timeframe with 60 initiatives The UAE is looking at implementing a data protection law, similar to EU’s introduction of General Data

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ICO fines EE £100,000 over unsolicited marketing messages 0

The UK mobile carrier, EE, has been fined by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The firm will now have to pay a fine of £100,000 due to it sending more

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ICO fines telecoms company EE Limited for sending unlawful text messages 0

The ICO has fined telecoms company EE Limited £100,000  for sending over 2.5 million direct marketing messages to its customers, without consent. The messages, sent in early 2018, encouraged customers

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Statement on Eurofins Scientific 0

Statement from ICO Deputy Commissioner for Operations, James Dipple-Johnstone. Source: ico.org.uk

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Blog: ICO Adtech update report published following industry engagement 0

In recent months we’ve been reviewing how personal data is used in real time bidding (RTB) in programmatic advertising, engaging with key stakeholders directly and via our fact-finding forum event

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ICO joins the UK Regulators Network 0

The ICO has joined the UK Regulators Network (UKRN) as a full member. Source: ico.org.uk

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ICO fines home security company for making thousands of nuisance calls 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Smart Home Protection Ltd £90,000 for making nuisance calls to people registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS). Source: ico.org.uk

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Former customer services officer fined after unlawfully accessing personal data 0

A former customer services officer at Stockport Homes Limited (SHL) has been found guilty of unlawfully accessing personal data without a legitimate reason to do so. Source: ico.org.uk

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G20 Side Event – International Seminar on Personal Data 0

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham’s speech at the G20 Side Event – International Seminar on Personal Data in Tokyo on 3 June 2019. Source: ico.org.uk

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