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New EU data laws could cost UK companies millions

New EU data laws could cost UK companies millions

UK firms that mishandle data could face fines of up to £15.5 million or 4 per cent of their annual turnover under new EU laws.

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Marketing firm fined £70,000 for unsolicited phone calls

Marketing firm fined £70,000 for unsolicited phone calls

The ICO has fined a marketing company £70,000 for making unsolicited phone calls.

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Free data protection tool for SMEs

Free data protection tool for SMEs

The ICO has launched a self-assessment toolkit to help SMEs assess their compliance with the Data Protection Act.

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Mitigating the risk of data theft by employees

Mitigating the risk of data theft by employees

The Information Commissioner has called for stronger legal powers to combat personal data theft by employees.

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ICO orders Alzheimer’s Society to take action over data protection

ICO orders Alzheimer’s Society to take action over data protection

The ICO has issued an enforcement notice to a national dementia support charity over serious failings in the way volunteers handled personal data.

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