The following Commercial guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
This database sets out details of recent enforcement actions taken by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). It is accessible by clicking on the link below:
The database is separated into four sections:
In each section:
the first column of each section of the database lists the data controller/person concerned with a link to the underlying notice, decision or undertaking, where available from the ICO website
the second and third columns set out the sector concerned and a summary of the decision
the remaining columns provide further details including the date, the provision contravened, the nature of the contravention and the amount of any penalty, fine or costs (as applicable)
If any of the cells are blank, this indicates that the information was not provided in the relevant notice. Further details of enforcement action taken by the Information Commissioner are available on the ICO website.
The Information Commissioner has a range of powers to take regulatory action and impose sanctions for breach of relevant data protection and information laws including, among others:
General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR)
Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) (and Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998), repealed subject to transitional provisions)
Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations
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