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ICO Fines Price Comparison Website for Ignoring Customers’ Marketing Email Opt-outs
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2017

The ICO has fined Moneysupermarket.com Ltd, a price comparison website, £80,000 for sending 7.1 million emails to customers who had previously opted


SMEs Warned as Firm Hit by Cyberattack is Fined 60,000 by the ICO
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2017

A small company, which suffered a cyberattack, was fined 60,000 by the ICO. Boomerang Video Ltd., based in Berkshire, was subject to a cyberattack in


Preparing for the GDPR: time to start refreshing consents?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 28 2017

It is now less than a year until the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into effect (on 25 May 2018). In the UK, the ICO has issued


ICO Recommends Refresh Existing Consents Now If They Don’t Meet The GDPR Standard
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2017

The ICO has updated its guidance “Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), 12 steps to take now” and recommends that businesses


Online Retailer Fined After Cyber-attack Leaves Customer Details Vulnerable
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2017

The ICO has fined an online building products supplier 55,000 for failing to protect its customers' personal information. The website of Construction


ICO Provides Update on ePrivacy Reform
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 13 2017

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued a press release reminding stakeholders of forthcoming reforms to ePrivacy rules within the EU


Government Unveils Digital Economy Strategy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

On 1 March 2017, the UK government set out its new Digital Economy strategy. The government expressed its commitment to implementing the General Data


ICO Releases Guidance for Consent in the GDPR
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • March 7 2017

On 2 March 2017, in preparation for the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force on 25 May 2018, the Information


Gambling Websites Warned About Using Personal Data
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 21 2016

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued a press release warning companies believed to be using individual's personal details to


Tribunal Rules That Use of Personal Data by UK Intelligence Services Breached Human Rights
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 25 2016

In a landmark ruling, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal has held that UK Intelligence Services, including MI5, MI6 and GCHQ, collected and used