£160k fine for TPS and transparency failings

TPS fine

A boiler replacement company has been fined £160,000 by the ICO for calling over 850,000 people who had registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS) and for transparency failings. The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (PECR) require businesses to have cleaned their phone number data against the TPS before using the data for live …

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£80k fine and enforcement notice for TPS and consent infringements by funeral plan firm

fine for TPS breach

The ICO has fined a funeral plan firm (Avalon Direct Ltd), £80,000 for breaches of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (PECR) for failure to meet the requirements relating to cold calling (unsolicited phone calls). In the case, Avalon, had used call data from a third-party to call up over 52,000 people who were registered …

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