It’s been years in the making but the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has finally been agreed. It’s a term you’ll see regularly in the run up to May 2018 when the regulation comes into effect. […]
Cyber security has been in the spotlight once again in 2016 so as the year draws to a close we take a look back at our past stories and wonder, have lessons been learned and will security be a priority in 2017?
The European Parliament adopted the General Data Protection Regulation last Thursday as expected. The Regulation will likely enter into force on or before 20th July, 20 days following its publication in the EU Official Journal. Its provisions will be directly applicable in all Member States two years after this date. So organisations now have 27 Read more about General Data Protection Regulation adopted by European Parliament[…]
A boiler replacement company that was listed as one of Britain’s most complained about nuisance callers has been fined £180,000 by the ICO. FEP Heatcare Ltd made 2.6 million unwanted calls, which played a recorded message promoting the company’s products and services. Source: ICO Enforcement Notices
David Lammy MP has been issued with a monetary penalty of £5,000 for making nuisance calls. Mr Lammy instigated 35,629 calls over two days, playing a recorded message that urged people to back his campaign to be named the Labour party candidate for London Mayor. Source: ICO Enforcement Notices
Prodial Ltd, a lead generation firm responsible for over 46 million automated nuisance calls, has been fined £350,000 by the ICO. It’s the regulator’s largest ever fine. Over 1,000 people complained to the ICO about the automated calls which played recorded messages relating to PPI claims. Unfortunately it is unclear if the fine will ever Read more about Prodial Ltd fined £350,000 by ICO for 46 million nuisance calls[…]
The Mint Condition Media Ltd trading as Hot Leads factory has been ordered to respond to a subject access request after the ICO ruled that it had failed to comply with the requirements of section 7 of the Data Protection Act. Source: ICO Enforcement Notices