Tag Archives: UK

UK ICO Emma’s Diary £140k Fine

On Aug. 9, ICO fine for selling of personal data to a political party. ICO fine Lifecycle Marketing (Mother and Baby) ltd, aka Emma's Diary, £140,000. Followed interim report on data analytics for political campaigning, see #45157. ICO Findings Illegally collected, sold personal information belonging to more than 1mn people. Data broking company, which provides advice…
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UK ICO Fine BT Spam Emails

On Jun. 20, UK ICO fined BT £77k for sending mass spam emails. BT sent five million nuisance emails to customers without consent of customers. Breached reg 22 of Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (2003). Alleged Violations Between Dec. 2015 and Nov. 2016, sent emails promoting three charity causes. Emails for Giving Tuesday and Stand…
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UK FCA Fines Canara GBP 900K

On Jun. 6, FCA issued final notice on Canara bank for AML failure. FCA penalized Canara bank for significant failures regarding AML systems, controls. Allegations Nov. 2012, Mar. 2013 FCA visited Canara as part of Trade Finance Thematic Project. Canara placed on notice of serious weaknesses identified in AML systems, controls. Canara confirmed remedial steps…
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