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New regulatory powers for the digital age

James Dipple-Johnstone explains our new regulatory powers and how we’ll exercise them. Organisations and data protection professionals will find this information useful when responding to our consultation on our Regulatory Action Policy. Our updated Regulatory Action Policy is out for … Continue reading

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Nuisance calls – the facts behind the headlines

By Andy Curry, Enforcement Group Manager. Nuisance calls – and our action to stop them – are again in the headlines today. The government has moved to stop marketing companies from hiding behind ‘caller withheld’ numbers, while we’ve announced that … Continue reading

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NHS Trust visits show positive results

By Kai Winterbottom, Group Manager, Good Practice. There’s no doubt information security incidents in the public sector are big news. We’re approaching £5 million worth of civil monetary penalties issued by the ICO to the public sector, and for every … Continue reading

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An effective regulator needs effective powers

By Steve Eckersley, Head of Enforcement. Sometimes the simplest statements are the strongest: to be an effective regulator the ICO needs effective powers. This is especially true when it comes to battling the complex and continuing problem of tackling nuisance … Continue reading

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