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BT fined for sending nearly five million spam emails

BT has been fined £77,000 by the information watchdog after it sent nearly five million nuisance emails to customers

21 June 2018

MoneySupermarket fined for emailing customers who'd asked not to be contacted

Comparison site MoneySupermarket has been fined £80,000 after emailing customers who had opted out of marketing

20 July 2017

Watchdog to contact 1,000 firms over nuisance calls concerns

The Information Commissioner's Office wants to ensure firms that buy and sell people's data are acting lawfully

23 November 2015

Carphone Warehouse customer? Protect yourself after data breach

Carphone Warehouse customers are encouraged to alert their bank about a potential data breach as soon as possible

10 August 2015

Investigation launched into claims that pensions data is being sold to criminals

An investigation has been launched into claims that millions of people's pension pot details are being sold to criminals

30 March 2015

Government to get tough on companies making nuisance calls

Firms plaguing people with nuisance calls and texts face a Government clampdown as new laws take effect from 6 April

25 February 2015

Travel insurer Staysure hit by data breach: Check your card statement now

Nearly 100,000 customers with Staysure travel insurance policies have had data, including card details stolen

6 January 2014

Watchdogs put Telephone Preference Service under nuisance calls spotlight

Ofcom and the Information Commissioner's Office have teamed up to launch a new drive to tackle nuisance calls

31 July 2013

QuickQuid email gaffe: Payday lender admits getting addresses from other firms

Payday lender QuickQuid has admitted it got hold of non-customer details from third parties, following its email blunder

19 July 2013

Online stores warned to be clear with customers' data

The OFT warns 60 leading online businesses they should be transparent about how they deal with customer data

17 May 2013

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