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..
A recruitment manager has been prosecuted in a magistrates’ court for forwarding CVs to a third-party employment agency in breach of the Data Protection Act...
In LAD Media Ltd v ICO, a monetary penalty by the ICO for unsolicited marketing texts has been reduced on appeal by the First-Tier Tribunal (Information Rights)...
Basildon Borough Council have been given a £150,000 fine by the Information Commissioner, after a statement in support of a householder’s planning application was published online in full without redacting..
Given the growing importance of data protection to our everyday life, it is unsurprising that the issue is mentioned in the manifestos for the upcoming General Election ..