Sam Burne James writes:
The Information Commissioner’s Office will investigate potential data and privacy breaches at four large charities and the fundraising agency GoGen after allegations were made in today’s Daily Mail newspaper that the agency was “exploiting loopholes” in the Telephone Preference Service.
The newspaper’s front page today carried the headline “Shamed: Charity cold call sharks”, with a further four pages devoted to the findings of a Mail journalist who spent a fortnight undercover at GoGen’s London call centre. The paper names the four charities accused of TPS breaches as the British Red Cross, Macmillan Cancer Support, the NSPCC and Oxfam.
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