News stories posted during October 2018

ICO takes action for failure to pay new data protection fee

09/10/2018 by:

The ICO has begun formal enforcement action against 34 organisations that have failed to pay the new data protection fee. The news fee regime under the 2018 Data Protection Act introduced three different tiers depending on the size and turnover of...

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ICO to help business with innovation and Privacy by Design

15/10/2018 by:

The ICO is keen to provide data privacy expertise to other UK regulators to ensure rules and regulations keep pace with future technologies, and has been awarded a grant of £537,000 by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Th...

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ICO confirms Facebook’s £500,000 fine and is to give evidence in Parliament on political influencing

26/10/2018 by:

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Facebook £500,000 for serious breaches of data protection law in the context of its wide-ranging investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes. The company’s representatio...

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