Further Fines For Nuisance Callers

Published on: 4th October 2018

The latest example of the tough approach of the ICO to nuisance callers was published this week.

Manchester-based business, Oaklands Assist, was fined £150,000 for making  63,724 direct marketing calls over a two month period from May to July 2017 to people who were registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS).

ICO Director of Investigations, Steve Eckersley, said:

Companies that operate in this way are causing distress and offence to huge numbers of people who just don’t want these calls. Our advice for organisations is quite clear: they must not call people registered on the TPS and, where we see this happening, we will investigate and take enforcement action where necessary."

This consistent message from the ICO sets out their zero tolerance for this kind of activity. You can read the full judgment here.

PYXI GDPR Team: 4th Oct 2018 09:09:00