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A UK watchdog has warned businesses of the risk of breaching privacy laws when seeking to update customer databases in line with new EU data protection laws. 27 Mar 2017
A short-term promotion for the sale of Apple Watch devices at a discounted price breached UK advertising rules because the promotion was not fair and resulted in "unnecessary disappointment" for consumers, the UK's advertising watchdog has said. 08 Mar 2017
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in December 2010 .
This guide is based on UK law. It was created in February 2007.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in December 2008 .
Many organisations seek to attract customers by running competitions for prizes. However, there are regulatory controls on some of these competitions.
Financial advertising, depending on the product, is governed by regulation and the Advertising Standards Authority and, depending on the subject matter, additionally by statutory regulation under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 ("FSMA") and under...
Retailers are free to advertise price comparisons between goods in their stores and goods sold in shops of different sizes or formats but must inform consumers in their adverts that the comparison being made is not like-for-like, the EU's highest court has... 09 Feb 2017
Internet service providers, mobile network operators and 'over the top' communication service providers such as Skype and WhatsApp face tough new EU rules on their processing of electronic communications data. 10 Jan 2017
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