In Campaign in a Legal Pickle

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The In Campaign are advertising for a Director of Compliance to help them fulfil their regulatory and legal obligations. By the looks of things whoever takes on the job will have their work cut out.

A quick browse through their new website reveals that they are collecting internet cookies but are not declaring that they are doing so. In breach of EU regulations.

They don’t disclose their registered company name anywhere on the site. A criminal offence.

And they don’t display a privacy policy, despite collecting names and addresses. A breach of the Information Commissioner’s Office’s guidelines.

It also appears that they haven’t registered a data controller with the Information commissioner. Another criminal offence. 

Perhaps they should have hired that compliance director before they launched?

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