The biggest ICO fines for data protection breaches

We look at the organisations that have been hit the hardest for breaching information rights in the UK


The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has dished out a number six-figure fines for data protection breaches but in future those penalties could be far harseher. Under GDPR, the regulator has the power to impose a fine of up to €20m (£17.5m) or four percent of global turnover, whichever is the greater.

Here are the biggest fines that the ICO has issued so far.

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