Tag Archives: civil monetary penalties

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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