Dear Information Commissioner’s Office,
I would like a full list of all the organisations that have been fined for breaches of the Data Protection Act and the amounts that they have been fined.
12 April 2011
Case Reference Number IRQ0386206
Dear Mr Wiggins
Thank you for your email of todayÂ’s date in which you have made a
request for information to the Information CommissionerÂ’s Office.
Your request reads:
Â“I would like a full list of all the organisations that have been
fined for breaches of the Data Protection Act and the amounts that
they have been fined.Â”
Your request has been considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
The information you have requested is exempt under section 21 as it is
reasonably accessible to you by other means. Please see the Taking
Action page of our website which shows details of the monetary penalties
issued by the ICO since April 2010 when the power came into force to date.
I trust this response is useful to you, however, if you are dissatisfied
with the response you have received and wish to request a review of our
decision or make a complaint about how your request has been handled you
should write to the Internal Compliance Department at the address below or
e-mail [email address]
Your request for internal review should be submitted to us within 40
working days of receipt by you of this response. Any such request
received after this time will only be considered at the discretion of the
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of appeal to this office in our capacity as the statutory complaint
handler under the legislation.Â To make such an application, please
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Information Act or Environmental Information Regulations complaint online.
A copy of our review procedure is attached.
Lead Internal Compliance Officer
Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Tel: 0303 123 1113 Fax: 01625 524 510 Web: www.ico.gov.uk