ICO fines two businesses £180,000 for unwanted marketing calls

17/05/2023 | ICO

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued two monetary penalties totalling £180,000 to two businesses for making over 480,000 unlawful marketing calls to companies signed up with Corporate Telephone Preference Service (CTPS)—an infringement of regulations 21 of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (PECR). Ice Telecommunications Ltd was fined £80,000 for making 72,682 unsolicited calls, while UK Direct Business Solutions Limited received a £100,000 for making 410,369 unsolicited calls.

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