Tag Archives: information commissioners office
- UK data privacy watchdog probes Iovation tracking software
April 6, 2017
The UK’s data privacy watchdog has opened an investigation into Iovation player tracking software used by many online bookmakers. On Wednesday, the BBC reported that the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is probing the use of Iovation’s iesnare software, which is automatically installed on bettors’ computers without their knowledge when they...
- UK data watchdog warns gambling affiliates re spam promos
November 10, 2016
The UK’s data watchdog has warned hundreds of online gambling affiliates to lay off the spam messages or face the consequences. On Thursday, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) posted a notice saying it had written to over 400 companies it believes are improperly using individuals’ personal details to promote gambling...
- Europe’s Hand Being Forced Out of Cookie Jar
April 17, 2012
On May 26 a new piece of legislation will be introduced which stands to have a huge impact on the European iGaming industry. The legislation in question is the Privacy and Communications Directive which will require users to provide their permission to any website that they visit to drop or...
KPMG study says point-of-consumption tax would backfire on UK government
September 18, 2013