The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has released an investigation report into the use of mobile phone extraction (MPE) by police forces when conducting criminal investigations in England and Wales.
A council employee has been fined £400 for an offence under the Freedom of Information (FOI) regulations, marking the first ever successful conviction under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Nicola Young, town clerk of Whitchurch Town Council, was convicted under Section 77 of the FOIA of deliberately obstructing records with the intent to prevent disclosure.
Cathay Pacific Airways Limited has been fined £500,000 by The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for failing to protect the security of its customers’ personal data.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined CRDNN Limited with the maximum £500,000 fine for making more than 193 million automated nuisance calls.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined DSG Retail (DSG) £500,000 after a ‘point of sale’ computer system was compromised as a result of a cyber-attack, affecting at least 14 million people.
Facebook has agreed to pay a £500,000 fine to the Information Commissioner’s Office ("ICO") over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, ending more than a year of litigation between the regulator and social network.
The ICO has urged businesses to “prepare for all scenarios” as it publishes dedicated guidance to help small and medium sized organisations prepare for the possibility that the UK leaves the European Union with no deal.
British Airways faces a record fine of £183.39 million for a data breach which happened last year. Following an extensive investigation the ICO has issued a notice of its intention to fine British Airways £183.39M for infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has today imposed a £100,000 fine on BT-owned mobile operator EE after the company sent over 2.5 million direct marketing messages (texts) to its customers during early 2019, without gaining their consent to do so.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Smart Home Protection Ltd £90,000 for making nuisance calls to people registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS).
A former customer services officer at Stockport Homes Limited (SHL) has been found guilty of unlawfully accessing personal data without a legitimate reason to do so.