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'Fab-Lab' in Brussels 2

The ICO’s Carl Wiper and Chris Green took part in a ‘Fab-Lab’ organised by the Article 29 Working Party.  Source: ICO.org

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Cheshire financial firm fined for sending spam texts offering loans 0

A finance brokerage firm responsible for sending thousands of spam text messages has been fined £40,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office.   Source: ICO.org

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Draft GDPR Consent guidance receives a significant response 0

The issue of consent surrounding the use of data has proved to be increasingly high-profile recently – and that has been reflected in the large number of responses to our

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North West homes raided as part of nuisance call investigation 0

Two search warrants were executed today (11 April) at properties in the North West as part of an ongoing investigation into nuisance calls related to data theft from car body

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ICO appoints new Deputy CEO and Deputy Commissioner 0

The Information Commissioner’s Office is pleased to announce two senior appointments to help strengthen its strategic work in regulating the use of data. Source: ICO.org

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Profiling under the GDPR: feedback request 0

We’ve published our initial thoughts on profiling under the GDPR. We’d like to hear your feedback and use it to inform our work on the topic. Source: ICO.org

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ePrivacy reform: Privacy and electronic communications regulations (PECR) under review 0

The ICO’s Jo Pedder discusses the European Commission’s recently published proposal for the new updated ePrivacy Regulation. Source: ICO.org

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ICO fines eleven more charities 4

The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined eleven charities that breached the Data Protection Act by misusing donors’ personal data. ICO investigations found many of the charities secretly screened millions of

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ICO issues fines totalling £220,000 to nuisance marketing firms 1

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has taken action against two nuisance marketing firms, continuing its fight against companies that flout the rules. Separate ICO investigations have resulted in PRS Media,

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New resources launched to help health sector 0

The ICO has launched a new set of resources aimed at improving records management in the health sector. The work was prompted by ICO audits in a broad range of

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