Legal opinion: Why Bounty was smacked with a £400,000 fine

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Users of Bounty's services were not given informed consent, the ICO ruled
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Users of Bounty's services were not given informed consent, the ICO ruled

Wedlake Bell's James Castro-Edwards explains why Bounty received such a big fine under the old Data Protection Act - which would almost certainly have been much larger under GDPR

When the Information Commissioner fined pregnancy club Bounty (UK) Limited £400,000 for breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), the size of the fine raised a few eyebrows. Bounty's non-compliance...

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