News stories posted during November 2011

ICO: security breach notification form available online

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03/11/2011 by:

The ICO has made available, on its website, an online form for informing the office about data breaches. The ICO wants to know about any previous incidents, whether any personal data is at risk, how many people have been affected, whether your...

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Justice Committee recommends custodial penalty for data theft

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04/11/2011 by:

A report by the Justice Select Committee, published on 27 October, states that the MPs agree with the Information Commissioner Christopher Graham, who in his oral evidence told the Committee that the issue of custodial sentences for section 55...

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First Data wins BCR approval by mutual recognition

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15/11/2011 by:

First Data (a leading e-commerce and payment card processor) received approval from the UK’s ICO on 14th November for its Binding Corporate Rules application, the 11th to be approved in the UK, and the first to have been started under the Mutual...

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ICO imposes fines of £80,000 and £60,000

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29/11/2011 by:

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) used its enforcement powers in the form of civil monetary penalties (“fines”) on North Somerset Council and Worcestershire County Council on 28 November for their breaches of the Data Protection Act. Bot...

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One Commissioner to regulate all privacy and surveillance issues?

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29/11/2011 by:

The House of Lords is proposing an amendment to the Protection of Freedoms Bill that would create a new role, a Privacy Commissioner with responsibility for individual privacy. This new office would incorporate the duties and functions of the...

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