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  • Cabinet Office December 2, 2021
    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined the Cabinet Office £500,000 for disclosing postal addresses of the 2020 New Year Honours recipients online.
  • EB Associates December 1, 2021
    Between 11 January 2019 and 30 September 2019 there were 107,003 unsolicited direct marketing calls made to subscribers in relation to occupational pension schemes or personal pension schemes, with those calls being instigated by EB Associates Group Limited when it did not hold valid consent.
  • EB Associates December 1, 2021
    Between 11 January 2019 and 30 September 2019 there were 107,003 unsolicited direct marketing calls made to subscribers in relation to occupational pension schemes or personal pension schemes, with those calls being instigated by EB Associates Group Limited when it did not hold valid consent.
  • Unite the Union October 24, 2021
    There were multiple breaches of regulation 21 by Unite the Union arising from the organisation’s activities over a twelve-month period, resulting in 57,665 unsolicited direct marketing calls to subscribers who were registered with the TPS.  These 57,665 unsolicited calls led to a total of 27 complaints being made to the Commissioner over the period of […]
  • HIV Scotland October 22, 2021
    Scottish charity fined for contraventions of Articles 5(1)(f), 32(1) and 32(2) of the UK GDPR.
  • Your Home Improvements Ltd September 22, 2021
    Your Home Improvements Ltd have been fined for making 1,718 unsolicited calls for direct marketing purposes to people who were registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS). This resulted in 4 complaints being made to the TPS and the Commissioner.
  • Your Home Improvements Ltd September 22, 2021
    Your Home Improvements Ltd made 1,718 unsolicited calls for direct marketing purposes to people who were registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS). This resulted in 4 complaints being made to the TPS and the Commissioner.
  • We Buy Any Car Limited September 15, 2021
    The ICO has fined We Buy Any Car Limited £200,000. It sent 191.4 million marketing emails and 3.6 million marketing SMS messages to individuals without fully satisfying the requirements of the soft opt in, resulting in 42 complaints to the Commissioner, over a period of twelve months. 
  • Saga Services Limited September 15, 2021
    The ICO has fined Saga Services Ltd £150,000 for sending  messages containing direct marketing material, for which subscribers had not provided valid consent.