0
General

Dixons Carphone subsidiary fined GBP 500,000 for data breaches

Friday 10 January 2020 | 10:52 CET | News
Dixons Carphone subsidiary DSG Retail has been fined GBP 500,000 by the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) under the Data Protection Act for customer data breaches over summer 2019. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Companies: Dixons Carphone
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Dunstone reduces Dixons Carphone holding to 1.2%

Published 08 Apr 2020 11:49 CET | United Kingdom
Charles Dunstone has sold around 80 percent of his shares in mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone according to a regulatory ...

O2 UK ends relationship with Carphone Warehouse

Published 01 Apr 2020 20:39 CET | United Kingdom
O2 UK, owned by Spain's Telefonica, is ending its long-term partnership with Carphone Warehouse after failing to agree terms for ...

Dixons Carphone partners with Age UK to help older people during pandemic

Published 01 Apr 2020 20:11 CET | United Kingdom
Dixons Carphone has announced Age UK as its new headline charity partner. They are working together to provide vulnerable older ...

Dixons Carphone to miss full-year profit guidance as Covid-19 hits sales

Published 26 Mar 2020 14:07 CET | United Kingdom
Dixons Carphone has issued a trading update in response to the rapidly changing Covid-19 situation. This is further to the update ...

Dixons Carphone announces changes to Executive Committee

Published 04 Mar 2020 11:29 CET | United Kingdom
Dixons Carphone has announced changes to the Executive Committee, with Ed Connolly joining from the John Lewis Partnership at ...

Network Rail, C3UK confirm online exposure of station Wi-Fi user data

Published 02 Mar 2020 19:11 CET | United Kingdom
UK railway network operator Network Rail and service provider C3UK have confirmed to BBC News that the personal data of around ...

Samsung confirms UK data breach affecting 150 customers

Published 26 Feb 2020 11:10 CET | United Kingdom
Samsung Electronics confirmed that the personal data of around 150 customers was temporarily exposed due a 'technical error' on ...

Dixons Carphone meets with shareholders on controversial remuneration plan

Published 20 Feb 2020 11:17 CET | United Kingdom
UK-based retailer Dixons Carphone announced the completion of a review of the vote by a number of shareholders against its new ...

UK cyber defences at risk from outdated Computer Misuse Act - study

Published 22 Jan 2020 11:32 CET | United Kingdom
The UK needs to reform the Computer Misuse Act (CMA) 1990 to respond to significant technological change and the growing cyber ...

Dixons Carphone sees UK & Ireland Mobile revenue fall 9%

Published 21 Jan 2020 11:13 CET | United Kingdom | Update: 22 Jan 2020 09:08 CET
Dixons Carphone has appointed Lindsay Haselhurst to the new position of Chief Supply Chain Officer, reporting to CEO Alex ...

UK ICO sends kids online privacy code to govt for approval

Published 25 Nov 2019 09:14 CET | United Kingdom
The UK's Information Commissioner has submitted to the government its proposal for an 'Age Appropriate Design Code of Practice'. ...

Tom Watson wants CMA, ICO to examine Google, Fitbit deal

Published 30 Oct 2019 15:11 CET | United Kingdom
The UK's Shadow Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Secretary, Labour MP Tom Watson, has written to the Competition & Markets ...

Facebook drops appeal against GBP 500,000 fine imposed by ICO

Published 30 Oct 2019 15:00 CET | United States
The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) and Facebook have reached an agreement over a GBP 500,000 fine imposed for ...

UK High Court rules police use of facial recognition systems is lawful

Published 04 Sep 2019 21:34 CET | United Kingdom
The UK High Court has ruled that use of live facial recognition technology by South Wales Police does interfere with the privacy ...

Big Brother Watch claims UK facing 'epidemic' of facial recognition technology

Published 19 Aug 2019 10:30 CET | United Kingdom
Major property developers, shopping centres, conference centres, museums and casinos across the UK are using live facial ...

ICO investigates use of live facial recognition technology in King's Cross

Published 16 Aug 2019 11:20 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has launched an investigation into the use of live facial recognition technology ...

ICO says making good progress on code to protect children online

Published 08 Aug 2019 12:12 CET | United Kingdom
UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said the ICO was making good progress on creating a code integrating GDPR ...

ICO investigating data handling practices of TikTok video sharing app

Published 03 Jul 2019 11:25 CET | United Kingdom
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in the UK is investigating how video sharing app TikTok handles the personal data of ...

ICO fines EE GBP 100,000 for unlawful direct marketing messages

Published 24 Jun 2019 17:07 CET | United Kingdom
UK mobile operator EE has been fined GBP 100,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for sending more than 2.5 million ...

ICO publishes update report on use of personal data by adtech sector

Published 21 Jun 2019 11:32 CET | United Kingdom
The UK's Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has published its update report into adtech and real-time bidding (RTB). ...