ICO levies first GDPR fine to Vote Leave Canadian company


ICO levies first GDPR fine to Vote Leave Canadian company

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has levied its first GDPR enforcement notice, against Canadian company known as AggregateIQ (AIQ).

The company was accused of using data improperly acquired from Facebook, and has worked on behalf of pro-Brexit group Vote Leave.

AggregateIQ now has 30 days to “audit, assess, implement and document” its data processing practises or face the maximum fine of £17 million or four per cent of annual global turnover.

For the full news story read the article at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-45589004

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