ICO appoints new Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Deputy Commissioner

The Information Commissioner’s Office has announced two senior appointments to help strengthen its strategic work in regulating the use of data.

Paul Arnold has been appointed to the role of Deputy Chief Executive Officer, while James Dipple-Johnstone joins the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as Deputy Commissioner – Operations.

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Charities Fined

The ICO has fined 11 charitites in April 2017 for breaking the law when handling donors personal information.

The charities activities ranged from wealth screening, sharing information with other organisations and finding out more about donators than they originally offered the charity.

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