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Finance firm failed to comply with transparency rules

Hudson Bay Finance Ltd, based in the Wirral, have been issued with an enforcement notice by the UK's Information…

ICO hands £160,000 fine to boiler replacement company

£160,000 fine handed to boiler replacement company by the UK Information Commissioners Office (ICO) for making…

Data Protection Case Studies – What’s in a name?

We've been contacted by one of our clients who wanted to know if they could send electronic marketing to a company…

How will a ‘No Deal’ Brexit affect data protection?

Here’s our summary of what will happen to data protection law if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. The UK…

Marriott faces £99 million fine for breach of GDPR

The UK's Information Commissioners Officer (ICO) have issued a notice of intent to fine Marriott International…

ICO Enforcement Notice issued to Metropolitan Police

Enforcement notices served under the 1998 and 2018 Data Protection Acts for sustained failures to comply with…

£183m fine for British Airways

UK's Information Commissioners Office (ICO) to fine British Airways £183.39m for breach of GDPR the UK's…

New UAE Data Protection Law that’s similar to GDPR

UAE's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) Launches the National Cybersecurity Strategy... and it's similar to…

€20,000 fine for French firm for filming employees

Employees made complaints to the French Data Protection Regulations, CNIL, claiming that their employer was filming…

€400,000 fine for real estate company that insufficiently protected users of their website

Real estate company handed €400,000 fine by the French data protection regulator, CNIL, for insufficiently protecting…

EE fined £100,000 for sending over 2.5 million messages without consent

EE Limited fined £100,000 for sending over 2.5 million direct marketing messages to its customers, without consent.…

Former customer service advisor prosecuted for accessing records without authorisation

A former customer service advisor at Stockport Homes has been prosecuted for accessing records relating to anti-social…

£90k fine for home security company that made thousands of nuisance calls

The UK's Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Smart Home Protection Ltd £90,000 for making nuisance calls…

Enforcement action for district council

Folkestone and Hythe District Council breached regulations unreasonable charges for the provision of environmental…

Victim Support worker handed £620 fine and 3 year conditional discharge

Worker sent personal data to her own personal email account which is a data breach. Jeannette Baines, A Restorative…

Victim Support worker handed £620 fine and 3 year conditional discharge

Worker sent personal data to her own personal email account which is a data breach Jeannette Baines, A Restorative…

List of all UK & European Data Protection Regulations

Did you know that every UK and European Country have their own local data protection regulations in addition to GDPR…

Scottish National Party (SNP) faces investigation and potential penalties after data protection breach in election mailing error

The SNO have referred themselves to the ICO after voters receive campaign letters addressed to other people. The UK’s…