Information Commissioners Office

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has issued a Monetary Penalty Notice to pensions release provider Grove Pensions Solutions Ltd, fining it £40,000 after the company used contact details collected by a third party for its direct marketing campaign.
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On March 8, 2019, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP issued a white paper on Regulatory Sandboxes in Data Protection: Constructive Engagement and Innovative Regulation in Practice. This blog entry provides a link to download the white paper.
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At its plenary meeting today in Brussels, the European Data Protection Board adopted an Information Note on Data Transfers under the GDPR in the Event of a No-Deal Brexit and an Information Note on BCRs for Companies Which Have ICO as BCR Lead Supervisory Authority.
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The UK Information Commissioner’s Office recently announced that Elizabeth Denham, UK Information Commissioner, was awarded a CBE for her services to protecting information. The Centre for Information Policy Leadership would like to congratulate Elizabeth Denham on this honor and all of her achievements.
Continue Reading Elizabeth Denham, UK Information Commissioner Receives Queen’s Honor