ICO fines two businesses £250,000 for unwanted marketing calls

08/06/2023 | ICO

Two energy companies have been fined a total of £250,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for making illegal marketing calls to people and businesses on the Telephone Preference Service (TPS).

The ICO fined Crown Glazing Ltd £130,000 for making more than 500,000 direct marketing calls resulting in 37 complaints—an infringement of regulation 21 of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (PECR).

The ICO fined Maxen Power Supply Ltd £120,000 after the ICO and TPS received more than 100 complaints from individuals and businesses—an infringement of regulations 21 and 24 of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (PECR).

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