Regulator to accelerate education drive for data reforms

Parsons, Russell
May 2013
Marketing Week (Online Edition);5/14/2013, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that the British Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) will accelerate its education drive for data reforms in the marketing community. ICO's move follows a report which found widespread uncertainty across marketing firms on the impact of the European Union's (EU) proposed rules on data protection. Organizations operating in the health, finance and insurance sectors will also be targeted by the ICO. Details on the EU proposals and marketing industry reactions are noted.


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