A summary of news from the Information Commissioner's Office, the UK's privacy regulator.

  1. ICO fines Marriott International Inc £18.4million for failing to keep customers’ personal data secure

    The ICO has fined Marriott International Inc £18.4million for failing to keep millions of customers’ personal data secure.
  2. Greater Manchester claims management company fined £250,000 for making millions of nuisance calls

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Reliance Advisory Limited (RAL) £250,000 for breaking electronic marketing law.
  3. ICO takes enforcement action against Experian after data broking investigation

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) orders the credit reference agency Experian Limited to make fundamental changes to how it handles people’s personal data within its direct marketing services.
  4. Blog: Simplifying subject access requests – new detailed SARs guidance

    The right of access is a fundamental data right under data protection law. And it has never been more necessary.
  5. ICO fines British Airways £20m for data breach affecting more than 400,000 customers

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined British Airways (BA) £20m for failing to protect the personal and financial details of more than 400,000 of its customers.