News stories posted during August 2012

ICO takes further enforcement action using all available tools

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13/08/2012 by:

On 6 August the ICO issued a monetary penalty of £175,000 on Torbay Care Trust after sensitive personal information relating to 1,373 employees was published on the Trust’s website. The spreadsheet included personal data, such as names, pay scales...

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ICO not quite ready yet to enforce cookie rules

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14/08/2012 by:

A Freedom of Information request by PC Pro reveals that even though the ICO has received tips about 320 websites’ possible non-compliance, reported via the ICO's online submission tool, the authority is not yet in position to investigate the...

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BIS consults on new right of access to consumer data

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16/08/2012 by:

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has launched a consultation on giving consumers the right to access their data in portable, machine-readable form, and making companies provide access to that information. The proposals woul...

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