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Breach of payment card data security standard leads to £175,000 ICO fine for insurer

An online travel insurance company that stored sensitive payment card details in breach of payment card industry data security requirements has been fined £175,000 by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after the data was stolen by hackers. 26 Feb 2015

Enforcement of UK rules on unsolicited marketing to be made easier

New powers that will allow the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) greater freedom to penalise companies that engage in unsolicited marketing activities will come into force in April, the UK government has announced. 25 Feb 2015

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