Marketing firm fined £100,000 after making more than 75,000 nuisance calls 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined an East Sussex marketing company £100,000 for making 75,649 nuisance calls. AMS Marketing Ltd, of Peacehaven, made the calls to people who had opted

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ICO’s annual report reveals increased public awareness of privacy and information rights issues 0

New laws and high profile investigations have helped put data protection and privacy at the centre of the UK public’s consciousness like never before, the Information Commissioner has said. Source: ico.org.uk

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse fined £200,000 for revealing identities of possible abuse victims in mass email 0

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has been fined £200,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after sending a bulk email that identified possible victims of non-recent child sexual abuse. Source: ico.org.uk

Findings, recommendations and actions from ICO investigation into data analytics in political campaigns 0

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has today published a detailed update of her office’s investigation into the use of data analytics in political campaigns. Source: ico.org.uk

Is GDPR compliance essential? 0

Ignoring the EU’s new online privacy rules could be a big gamble In recent weeks, you may have noticed an increase in the amount of emails you received from various internet services, such as your social media accounts. If you

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New UK data protection rules are a cynical attack on immigrants 0

Non-nationals subject to an immigration procedure are to lose the right to access data held about them, in a discriminatory move that worries the European parliament ‘This makes it impossible for individuals involved in immigration disputes to obtain their personal

News analysis: Can the UK prove its data adequacy post-Brexit? 0

What does the UK hope to have in common from 29th March 2019 with the following countries: Andorra, Argentina, Canada, Faeroe islands, Guernsey, Israel, Isle of Man, Jersey, New Zealand, Switzerland and Uruguay? It is an odd-looking list, for sure.

UK sent “chilling” warning over EU adequacy decision 0

Brussels has finally broken its silence over the UK’s quest to strike a data transfer deal before Brexit, in a move which one legal expert suggests contains a “chilling” warning that an adequacy decision will not be quite such a

Data Protection Implications of Brexit 0

Well I guess this comes as no big surprise. In its “Notice to stakeholders: withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules in the field of data protection”, the EU today declared that the United Kingdom post Brexit will not

UKIP appeals against ICO request for info on Brexit data dealings 0

Commish ‘forced’ to invoke statutory powers with ‘difficult’ organisations By Rebecca Hill 14 Dec 2017 UKIP has appealed to the information tribunal after the Information Commissioner’s Office ordered it to hand over details about its use of data analytics during

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