ICO fines 5 companies totalling £405,000

15/03/2022 | ICO

The ICO has fined five separate companies totalling £405,000 for making over 750,000 marketing calls targeting elderly and vulnerable people. The ICO's investigations revealed the 5 companies purchased marketing data lists from third parties, using personal details to purposefully target people age 60+ who were homeowners and with landline numbers. Information Commissioner John Edwards said companies making similar "predatory marketing calls" can "expect a strong response from my office."

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