Tag Archives: Information Rights Tribunal

Reactiv Media fine increased on appeal by UK Information Rights Tribunal

Reactiv Media has found itself facing a 50% increase in the fine it was attempting to overturn after an appeal to the First-Tier Information Rights Tribunal. The UK Information Rights Tribunal hears appeals against decisions of the Information Commissioner’s Office actions relating to data protection, privacy electronic communications, freedom of information and environmental information. The … Continue Reading

Information Rights Tribunal Rules Self Reporting Breaches To ICO Does Not Provide Immunity From Fines

This post was written by Cynthia O’Donoghue. A judgement of the Upper Tribunal of the UK Information Rights Tribunal (the Tribunal), in the case of Central London Community Healthcare Trust v Information Commissioner [2013] UKUT 0551 (AAC), has ruled that organisations which voluntarily report incidents of data security breaches to the ICO do not gain … Continue Reading

ICO Enforcement Powers Challenged as Tribunal Overturns £300,000 Monetary Penalty Notice

This post was written by Cynthia O’Donoghue. The First Tier Tribunal (Information Rights) granted appeal against a monetary penalty notice of £300,000 issued by the Information Commissioner in the case of Christopher Niebel v The Information Commissioner (EA/2012/2060), ruling that the penalty notice should be cancelled. The monetary penalty notice had been issued against Christopher … Continue Reading