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ICO welcomes Government’s early signing of the modernised Convention 108 0

Today, a modernised version of the Council of Europe’s Convention 108 opens for signature in Strasbourg and the ICO is delighted that the UK Government is among the very first

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New data protection self-assessment checklist for sole traders 0

The ICO has today launched a  self-assessment checklist   that will help sole traders and self-employed individuals to assess their compliance with new data protection laws. Source: ico.org.uk

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ICO fines firm £90,000 for nuisance emails about pre-paid funeral plans 0

The Information Commissioner has fined London-based marketing company, Boost Finance Ltd (BFL), a company responsible for millions of nuisance emails about pre-paid funeral plans. Source: ico.org.uk

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Heathrow Airport Limited fined £120,000 for serious failings in its data protection practices 0

Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) has been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for failing to ensure that the personal data held on its network was properly secured. Source:

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New ICO hub to support innovation 0

The ICO has been awarded funding to provide data privacy expertise to other UK regulators to ensure rules and regulations keep pace with technologies of the future. Source: ico.org.uk

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ICO statement regarding STS Commercial Ltd 0

An ICO spokesperson said: “On 6 July 2018 the ICO announced it had imposed a fine of £60,000 on STS Commercial Ltd for allowing its lines to be used to

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ICO fines Manchester firm £150,000 for making nuisance calls 0

A Manchester firm has been fined £150,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for making thousands of nuisance direct marketing phone calls. Source: ico.org.uk

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ICO statement in response to Conservative Party conference app incident 0

An ICO spokesperson said: “We are aware of an incident involving a Conservative Party conference app and we will be making enquiries with the Conservative Party. “Organisations have a legal

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ICO statement in response to Facebook data breach announcement 0

ICO Deputy Commissioner of operations, James Dipple-Johnstone, said: “It’s always the company’s responsibility to identify when UK citizens have been affected as part of a data breach and take steps

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Bupa fined £175,000 for systemic data protection failures 0

Bupa Insurance Services Limited (Bupa) has been fined £175,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for failing to have effective security measures in place to protect customers’ personal information. Source:

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