ICO fines explained

Our data protection experts regularly analyse fines and other sanctions imposed by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The aim of our analysis is to equip you with the knowledge to avoid data protection fines, having learned from the mistakes of other companies.

Inadequate security of personal data leads to £4,400,000 fine

Because Interserve Group Limited had not set up sufficient technical and organisational measures, a phishing attack was not only successful, it also took months to recover the affected data. Most of the mistakes could have been easily avoided.

£ 750,000 data protection fines for unlawful calls

The ICO issued fines amounting to up to £ 750,000 to companies for making unlawful calls. The UK data protection supervisory authority also published the names of the companies to deter others.