Nuisance Calls Lead to ICO Fines
Published on: 23rd July 2018
By PYXI GDPR Team
The ICO acted against Our Vault of Chorley, Lancashire for breaching Data Protection law. ICO Head of Enforcement, Steve Eckersley, said:
"Our Vault Ltd made more than 55,500 direct marketing calls to people who had made clear that they did not want to receive them. This is unacceptable and it is against the law. In one instance, a gentleman was contacted 19 times, despite letting them know he wasn’t interested."
This is part of a number of enforcement actions published on the ICO website.
PYXI GDPR Team: 23rd Jul 2018 14:34:00
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