Secure Home Systems (SHS) of Bilston, West Midlands, has been fined for making calls to 84,347 numbers registered with the TPS between September and December 2017, using call lists bought from third parties without screening them. A total fine of £80,000
A single email mistake cost £200,000
July 18, 2018
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) fined for revealing identities of abuse victims in a mass email. A total fine of £200,000
HAVE YOUR CUSTOMERS CHALLENGED YOU ABOUT GDPR COMPLIANCE YET?
Consumers Learning to Ask Questions about Compliance.
The new data protection rules have created a number of extra rights for consumers.
Consequently, consumers have started to ask questions before they buy products and services to ensure they are in safe hands with the commercial suppliers they are spending their hard earned money with.
The Mission of Transition Law S.H.I.E.L.D is to raise awareness with both business owners and consumers regarding the data protection rules.
Ultimately, we believe, this will lead to a greater understanding in the business community and better protection for consumers as there will be more compliant businesses to protect them.
This article has been written to dispel some myths about the new Data Protection Laws and hopefully serve as a call to action for any small business people who have not yet considered their responsibilities after 25th May 2018.