UK regulator enforces the data protection fee

The Information Commissioner’s Office, which is in charge of regulating the General Data Protection Regulation in the UK, has announced its intention to fine organisations that fail to pay the data protection fee.  A total of 34 organisations are under regulatory scrutiny, a number which includes firms from recruitment industries, the financial services sector and […]

Data leak revealed in Tory conference app

A security flaw has been discovered in the official app used at the Conservative party conference, a Guardian online report has revealed. Cabinet members had their personal details exposed on the first day of the party conference, with social media images showing data of senior party members such as Boris Johnson and Michael Gove being […]

Regulator deems charity behaved lawfully

The Information Commissioners Office has said that no rules were broken, following the possibility that a homeless charity forwarded personal details of migrant rough sleepers to the Home Office without consent. Some of the individuals involved were discovered by Home Office patrol teams and deported as a result of the data being passed on. St […]