The ICO has fined data brokering company Verso Group (UK) Ltd £80,000 for a serious and deliberate contravention of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA)...
Web of Secrecy: most organisations failing to inform users about what will happen to their personal data
The ICO has led a global investigation of website privacy communications on behalf of the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) and found many organisations’ data protection practices are lacking. ..
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced that it will drop requirements for data controllers to notify the ICO of data processing activities but will retain a fee regime, when..
Faced with misleading press stories, the ICO has been addressing misconceptions about the GDPR by publishing myth busting blogs, including on the new requirement to report serious breaches of personal..
Nottinghamshire County Council have been fined £70,000 after posting the gender, addresses, postcodes and care requirements of 3,000 elderly and disabled people in an online directory over a 5 year..
The European Court of Human Rights (‘ECtHR’) in Bărbulescu v Romania held that the monitoring of personal messages on an internet messaging account constituted a breach of an employee’s Article..
Following complaints from customers of scammers calling with personal details such as account numbers, TalkTalk’s investigators found that 3 employees at their subcontractor, Wipro, had used TalkTalk’s portal to gain..
Details of the Data Protection Bill were revealed yesterday. The Government announced that the new laws will provide people with more control over how their personal information is used and..