News stories tagged with fines

Proposals for EU DP Regulation: Mandatory DPOs and fines up to 2% of annual turnover

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25/01/2012 by:

The European Commission proposes more accountability – no general notification duty – but bigger fines for non-compliance in the official proposals published today by the European Commission. The highest fine that was being planned, 5% of annual...

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Poor data destruction of sexual health and staff data leads to £325,000 highest ever fine by UK ICO

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01/06/2012 by:

The UK Information Commissioner (ICO) announced today a record fine of £325,000 on Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust over failure to properly dispose of around 1,000 computer hard drives. As a result, 252 hard drives,...

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Spanish DPA leads EU fining league table but signs of DPA policy changing after a European Court decision

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07/11/2012 by:

Spain’s national Data Protection Authority, the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD), announced on 25th September that it imposed fines of 19,597,906 Euros in 2011. In the most recent years for which data is available, Spain’s fines...

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ICO fines two companies £225,000 for PECR breaches

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18/06/2013 by:

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has again targeted companies that do not honour individuals’ opt out from marketing calls through the Telephone Preference Service. Nationwide Energy Services has received a penalty of £125,000, and We...

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ICO: Fines are effective at improving data protection compliance

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05/08/2014 by:

Recent research by the ICO on the Impact of Civil Monetary Penalties (CMPs) suggests that organisations that have been issued with a fine now take their data protection obligations seriously, with revised practices and policies, and increased staf...

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US Federal Communications Commission fines two phone companies $10 million

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04/11/2014 by:

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued, on 24 October, a 10 million dollar fine for breaching consumer privacy and data security. The phone companies, TerraCom and its affiliate YourTel America, claimed in their privacy policies tha...

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ICO fines Serious Fraud Office £180,000 and warns other law enforcement agencies

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30/03/2015 by:

The ICO has announced today that it has fined the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) £180,000 for wrongly disclosing evidence to witnesses in a bribery investigation. The bribery investigation into senior executives at BAE Systems had been concluded in...

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Magistrates’ courts can now impose unlimited fines for DP Act criminal offences

15/04/2015 by:

Since 12 March, Magistrates’ courts are no longer limited to £5,000 fines for criminal offences under the DP Act. The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Fines on Summary Conviction) Regulations 2015, which allow for an...

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