Today (25 May) marks the biggest change to UK data protection law in a generation.
Bayswater Medical Centre (BMC) in London has been fined £35,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after it left highly sensitive medical information in an empty building. The personal data, which included medical records, prescriptions and patient-identifiable medicine, was left…
Elizabeth Denham welcomes the new Data Protection Act 2018 alongside the GDPR. Organisations and data protection professionals could use this as an introduction to the new Act.
A former recruitment consultant has been fined for unlawfully taking personal data from his employer when he left his job to set up his own rival business.
The University of Greenwich has been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner following a “serious” security breach involving the personal data of nearly 20,000 people - among them students and staff.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has been fined £325,000 by the ICO after they lost unencrypted DVDs containing recordings of police interviews.
The ICO has served a legal notice on SCL Elections Ltd ordering it give an academic all the personal information the company holds about him.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has launched a consultation to gather the views of stakeholders and the public on the way it plans to regulate new data protection laws.
UPDATE: Wednesday 2 May 2018, 9:00pm An ICO spokesperson said : "The ICO has been investigating the SCL Group and Cambridge Analytica as part of a wider investigation into the use of personal data and analytics by political campaigns, social media companies and others. We will be…
The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined two firms in Stockport for disrupting the public with nuisance marketing.
A former employee of a Milton Keynes hospital trust has been prosecuted for accessing patient records without authorisation.
Two firms in West Yorkshire have been fined by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for calling people registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS).
Elizabeth Denham's keynote speech at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018, London, 18 April 2018.
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has been fined £120,000 by the Information ICO after it unlawfully identified 943 people who owned vacant properties in the borough.
The April edition of the ICO e-newsletter is out now.
Elizabeth Denham's speech at the National Cyber Security Centre's CYBERUK 2018 event, Manchester Central, 12 April 2018.
Deputy Commissioner - Operations James Dipple-Johnstone spoke at the DPPC about the ICO’s Regulatory Action Policy.