£120k fines highlight need for the right consents and clear privacy statements

ico fines for pecr breaches

In three separate but connected cases the ICO has fined Leave.EU £60k and Eldon Insurance £60k for Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) offences relating to unsolicited emails. The cases had come to light during the ICO’s investigation in the use of personal data and analytics by political campaigns, whereby it was observed a clear …

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What your business can learn from the ICO investigation of Uber

ico fines uber data breach

The ICO have published the conclusions of their investigation into Uber, who, back in 2016 suffered a data breach affecting around 2.7 million UK customers and 82,000 drivers. The ICO have issued a fine of £385,000 to Uber for what it sees as “avoidable data security flaws” allowing unauthorised access to the data and failings …

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