ICO target unsafe data practices

ICO target unsafe data practices

The ICO have taken action against marketers who fail to keep an individual's personal data safe. Nuisance calls and texting is a continuous concern for consumers and remains the ICO’s primary action.

In May alone the ICO issued a monetary penalty of £120,000 to Hall and Hanley Ltd for sending over 3.5 million unlawful marketing messages to subscribers. 

With 128 cases under investigation,The ICO has issued 63 third-party information notices to try and identify companies making nuisance calls.

With the ICO current trends in their actions as follows:

Source:ICO

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