The importance of knowing your service messages from your marketing messages

EE fine service message marketing

The £100,000 fine of telecoms company EE from the ICO for sending over 2.5 million direct marketing messages to customers who had opted-out is a stark reminder that you mustn’t mix your service messages from your marketing messages. Or more importantly, make sure you are clear whether something is a marketing message and don’t market to …

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ICO -v- SCL Elections case highlights data protection applies to non-EU citizens too

ICO data protection enforcement

The ICO have taken SCL Elections Ltd (AKA Cambridge Analytica) to court, and won, over a failure to comply with an enforcement notice issued to the company back in May 2018 further to a complaint and investigation that took place towards the end of 2017. Whilst Cambridge Analytica is probably best known for it’s part …

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