News Marriott International fined almost £100m by ICO for 2018 data breach

The Information Commissioner's Office has announced its decision to fine Marriott International almost £100 million for failing to prevent a …

News Less than 1% of data breach investigations by ICO resulted in monetary fines

The Information Commissioner's Office issued monetary fines in only 29 cases out of 11,468 data breach cases it investigated between …

News ICO says HMRC breached GDPR by collecting biometric voiceprints

The Information Commissioner's Office has found HMRC guilty of violating GDPR for collecting biometric voiceprints of over five million taxpayers …

News NCSC won’t share confidential information with the ICO without victims’ consent

In order to allay concerns of organisations that NCSC may share incriminating information with the ICO resulting in punitive action, …

News Information Commissioner asks Zuckerberg to review appeal against £500,000 fine

Soon after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called for new regulations across the world to prevent the spread of harmful content, …

News ICO fines pensions company £40,000 for spamming citizens with 2m emails

In a reminder to organisations that contacting customers without obtaining their consent or spamming them with promotional offers could attract …

News ICO fines Vote Leave £40,000 for sending thousands of unsolicited political texts

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued a fine of £40,000 to Vote Leave for sending 196,154 text messages to …

News ICO reminds small businesses to pay data protection fee or risk being fined

The Information Commissioner's Office has issued a fresh advisory to all small businesses operating in the UK, asking them to …

News ICO fines Leave.EU and Eldon Insurance £120,000 for data privacy violations

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Leave.EU and Eldon Insurance a total of £120,000 after concluding that Leave.EU used …

News Cambridge Analytica fined £15,000 for ignoring ICO’s enforcement notice

A UK court has fined Cambridge Analytica £15,000 as well as a further £6,000 in costs for not responding to …

Threats Brexit may impact transfer of data between EU and UK, says ICO

The Information Commissioner has warned that a possible no-deal Brexit may affect data transfers between organisations in the UK and …

News ICO hands out its first-ever prosecution under the Computer Misuse Act

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has handed out its first-ever prosecution under the Computer Misuse Act by awarding a six-month …