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Company previously fined for making nuisance calls is prosecuted for failing to change its ways 0

A company that has already been fined for making nuisance calls has now been prosecuted in a criminal court for continuing to break the law. Direct Choice Home Improvements Limited

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The GDPR Deadline Is Near & Business Is Not Ready 0

Under half of businesses are aware of forthcoming data protection laws they’ll be subject to in just four months’ time – or what the new legislation means for how information

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Accident recovery firm employee who sold personal data to nuisance callers is fined 0

A former worker at an accident repair firm who downloaded and sold the personal data of motorists to nuisance callers has been fined. Phillip Bagnall, 33, of Scotta Road, Eccles,

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Information rights and responsibilities, with the Information Commissioner 0

Elizabeth Denham’s speech at the Association of Chief Executives and Public Chairs’ Forum joint event. Thank you for that kind introduction. Forgive me for being a bit of a tourist.

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Holmes Financial Solutions Ltd fined £300,000 after making 8.7 million nuisance calls 0

A company that made 8.7 million nuisance calls has been fined £300,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Holmes Financial Solutions Ltd, based in Speke, Liverpool, made the automated marketing

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Delivering some clarity on personal data misuse 0

Imagine getting a text out of the blue from an (almost) complete stranger. You have met one time – in passing – in your entire life, but this person is

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Information Commissioner launches ICO Practitioner Award for Excellence in Data Protection 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is marking Data Protection Day by launching an award to recognise excellence in the field of information rights. Sunday 28 January, 2018, is the 12th

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Man prosecuted and police force given undertaking after sensitive data leak on Twitter 0

A Kent man who posted sensitive police information on Twitter has appeared in court after he admitted breaking the Data Protection Act. William Godfrey, 30, of Bull Lane, Bethersden, had

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Thought of the Day: What would a £400,000 fine be under the GDPR? 0

Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 following a cyber attack in 2015. Hackers were able to access the personal data of over three million customers and one thousand employees. Currently,

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Company which made 75 million nuisance automated calls in four months is fined by the ICO 0

A company which made 75 million nuisance calls in four months has been fined £350,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Miss-sold Products UK Ltd made the automated marketing calls

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