Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has today published a detailed update of her office’s investigation into the use of data analytics in political campaigns.
A South Wales firm has been fined £60,000 by the Information Commissioner for allowing its lines to be used to send spam texts to more than 270,000 people, without their consent.
Mae’r Comisiynydd Gwybodaeth wedi rhoi dirwy o £60,000 i ffyrm o’r De am ganiatáu i’w llinellau gael eu defnyddio i anfon negeseuon testun sbam i fwy na 270,000 o bobl heb eu cydsyniad.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched the second round of funding from its grants programme to promote and support independent, innovative research and solutions focused on privacy and data protection issues. Like last year’s inaugural scheme, there will be a number of…
Noble Design and Build of Telford, Shropshire, which operates CCTV systems in buildings across Sheffield, broke data protection laws by failing to comply with an Information Notice. The company also failed to register with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), despite it being a criminal…
ICO statement in response to Ticketmaster cyber incident.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has taken enforcement action against two firms for making nuisance telephone calls - Our Vault Limited in Chorley, Lancashire, and Swansea-based Horizon Windows Limited.
Mae Swyddfa’r Comisiynydd Gwybodaeth (ICO) wedi cymryd camau gorfodi yn erbyn dwy ffyrm am wneud galwadau ffôn niwsans - Our Vault Limited o Chorley, Sir Gaerhirfryn, a Horizon Windows Limited o Abertawe.
Whether playing online games, watching and sharing videos or interacting with friends via apps and social media, children today grow up with digital technology as a fundamental part of their daily lives.
DCMS consults on data protection fee exemptions
British Telecommunications plc (BT) has been fined £77,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office after it sent nearly five million nuisance emails to customers.
Gloucestershire Police has been fined £80,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after sending a bulk email that identified victims of non-recent child abuse.
ICO statement in response to Dixons Carphone breach announcement.
Yahoo! UK Services Limited has been fined £250,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) following a cyber-attack in November 2014.
James Dipple-Johnstone, ICO Deputy Commissioner of Operations, says that while data protection law might now have changed, the case still provides important lessons for organisations in terms of protecting the public’s personal information and their legal rights.
Statement from Steve Wood, Deputy Commissioner (Policy).
The British and Foreign Bible Society, based in Swindon, has been fined £100,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office, after their computer network was compromised as the result of a cyber-attack in 2016.
Statement from Steve Wood, Deputy Commissioner (Policy) at the ICO, in response to the launch of a report by Which? called Control, Alt or Delete? The future of consumer data.
Statement from Steve Wood, Deputy Commissioner (Policy), in response to Government plans to introduce fines for company directors heading up nuisance call firms.
Today (25 May) marks the biggest change to UK data protection law in a generation.