Parenting club Bounty fined £400,000 for selling users' data

Company illegally shared 34.4m records with 39 companies, information commissioner findsThe parenting club Bounty has been fined £400,000 – one of the largest penalties possible – for sharing its data with marketing agencies without users’ permission.Bounty offers support and advice to new parents who sign up through its website and mobile app, or are directly recruited on maternity wards. Without securing consent from those parents, the company sold their information to data brokers including Acxiom, Equifax and Sky, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said. Continue reading...

Bounty pregnancy club fined £400,000 over data handling

The club shared the personal data of more than 14 million people without proper consent.

Fri 12 Apr 19 from BBC Technology

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