ICO fine pregnancy and parenting club £400k for unlawful sharing of member data

400k fine for Bounty

Bounty (UK) Limited have been fined £400,000 by the ICO for unlawfully sharing personal data with third-parties. Whilst the data subjects were asked to opt into receiving third-party marketing materials, it was not made clear that Bounty may also share their data with other types of business. As well as operating as a pregnancy and …

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£120k fine for TV company for data protection breaches at maternity clinic

tv production company fined by ico

The ICO has issued a fine of £120,000 to True Visions Productions for breaches of data protection legislation. The case involves the company recording patients at a maternity clinic at a Cambridge hospital. They set up CCTV style cameras to record patients in the clinics. None of the footage that was recorded was viewed by any …

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£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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